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Afrixalus delicatus
Afrixalus delicatus
Delicate Spiny Reed Frog
Photographer: Robert C. Drewes

ID: 0000 0000 1004 0938 (2004-10-28)

Copyright © 2004 Robert C. Drewes

  • date of photo  May 4, 1992
  • date collected  May 3, 1992
  • latitude 3.17600   longitude 39.59100     View on Google Maps.
  • location   Kilifi Dist: Arabuko-Sokoke Forest, flooded sand quarry (Kenya)
  • family Hyperoliidae
  • order Anura
  • class Amphibia
  • habitat  coastal forest
  • notes   = Afrixalus pygmaeus
  • camera   Nikon 8008
  • From the collection of the California Academy of Sciences    Specimen No. 183692-713
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  • photo category: Animal - Amphibian

  • common names   Delicate Spiny Reed Frog (AW )
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  • Reviewers' comments about this photo (review or add another comment)
    1. Reviewed by Martin Pickersgill    Jan 25, 2008

    Action: changed name from "Afrixalus septentrionalis" to "Afrixalus delicatus "

    Reviewer's comments:
         "Afrixalus septentrionalis is a very different animal with a thick mid-dorsal stripe. A. delicatus is common right up the coast from South Africa to Somalia."

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