Biodiversity

Monday, March 26, 2007

DESCRIPTION OF Breviceps Poweri

Breviceps poweri Parker,1934 (Power's rain frog)

Female length 50 mm.
Lower surface texture unknown.
Lower surface colour unknown.
Tympanum not visible.
Inner toes unknown.
Outer toes unknown.
Endemism not endemic to South Africa.
Advertisement call whistle.
Call position unknown.
Call frequency 1.5 kHz.
Eye size unknown.
Dorsum colour brown/black.
Dorsum pattern unknown.



date of photo February,2006
location Mughese Forest Reserve (Misuku hills,Malawi)
photographer Vincenzo Mercurio

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

1 Comments:

  • I suggest you put the entire species name in your header "Description of Breviceps poweri" - its shorter and more informative.

    By Blogger Rich Knight, at March 27, 2007 7:45 AM  

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