Biodiversity

Monday, March 26, 2007

DESCRIPTION OF SPECIES WITHIN THE GENUS BREVICEPS(7)

Breviceps montanus Power,1926 (Mountain rain frog)

Female length 52 mm.
Lower surface texture rough/granular.
Lower surface colour dark.
Tympanum not visible.
Inner toes as long as wide.
Outer toes as long as wide.
Endemism unknown.
Advertisement call whistle.
Call position unknown.
Call frequency 2.2 kHz.
Eye size unknown.
Dorsum colour unknown.
Dorsum pattern vertebral stripe.



date of photo June,1999
photo location Stellenbosch,Cape Province (SA)
photographer Robert C. Drewes

available at:
http://calphotos.berkeley.edu/browse_imgs/amphibian_sci_8.html
reference:
Channing, A (2001) Amphibians of Central and Southern Africa. Cornell University Press, Ithaca, New York. Pp 209-228 ISBN 1 919825 63 0

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