Leptopelis argenteus

Leptopelis argenteus

Leptopelis argenteus, Silvery tree frog, Triad tree frog

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Leptopelis argenteus

Leptopelis argenteus, also known as the silvery tree frog or triad tree frog, is a species of frog in the family Arthroleptidae. It is found in coastal Kenya and Tanzania and south to northern Mozambique, southern Malawi, and eastern highlands of Zimbabwe.

Appearance

Depending on source, males measure 29–33 mm (1.1–1.3 in) in snout–vent length (SVL), or males and females can be as large as 45 and 52 mm (1.8 and 2.0 in) SVL, respectively. It resembles Leptopelis concolor morphologically but differs has two dark dorsolateral stripes and a more diffuse canthal and lateral line. Webbing in the feet is reduced. There is usually a dark triangle between the eyes.

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References

1. Leptopelis argenteus Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leptopelis_argenteus
2. Leptopelis argenteus on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/88340714/18385796

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