Biodiversity

Monday, March 26, 2007

DESCRIPTION OF SPECIES WITHIN THE GENUS BREVICEPS(7)

Breviceps namaquensis Power,1926 (Namaqua rain frog)

Female length 45 mm.
Lower surface texture smooth.
Lower surface colour light.
Tympanum unknown.
Inner toes as long as wide.
Outer toes unknown.
Endemism endemic to South Africa.
Advertisement call whistle.
Call position unknown.
Call frequency 1.3–1.5 kHz.
Eye size large.
Dorsum colour brown/black.
Dorsum pattern unknown.



available from:
http://www.houthoop.co.za/Photo_Reptiles.shtml
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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