Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Cacosternum
Family: Pyxicephalidae (Amphibia)
Taxon : Amphibian
Group : Animal

SPECIES
boettgeri
NOTES

A common frog which is known to feed on termites. It breeds in any marshy area or vlei. Has small subarticular tubercles on the hands. The fingers and toes are without webbing. The pupil is horizontal.


AUTHORITY
(Boulenger, 1882)
Sub Author
Conservation
Common
Habit
Not Applicable
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: The colour of the dorsal surface is variable and there is usually a vertebral stripe. The ventral surface is smooth and white with grey or black spots. Males have an orange-brown throat.
Colour: Brown
Common Name
Common caco
Dainty frog
Habitat
NOTES: Frequently found hopping round the house
HABITAT NAME: Bush
Uses
None known
None
Months
All year
Synonyms for Species
Arthroleptis schebeni
Arthroleptis boettgeri



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