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  • Cryogenic 4277 MCZ Cryogenic
  • Xenopus laevis
  • tissue (ethanol)
  • Dion Polo vineyard
  • Africa: South Africa: Western Cape
  • Oct. 28, 2012
  • BerkeleyMapper
Identifications
Xenopus laevis (Daudin, 1802)
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Lissamphibia Anura Pipoidea Pipidae Xenopus laevis
African clawed frog; Clawed toad; Common clawed frog; Common clawed toad; Common platanna; platanna
Identified by Ben J. Evans on 2012-10-28
Nature of ID: expert ID
Locality and Collecting Event Details
Continent/Ocean: Africa
Country: South Africa
State/Province: Western Cape
Specific Locality: Dion Polo vineyard
Verbatim Locality: Dion Polo vineyard- midway between Cape Town and Laignsburg
Collecting Source: wild caught
Elevation: 594 to 594 m
Coordinates: 33° 24.656´ S 19° 43.955´ E (Datum: unknown)
Ben J. Evans; 2012-10-28; Source: GPS
Collecting Date: Oct. 28, 2012
Collectors
Ben J. Evans
Adam J Bewick
Ben Furman
Identifiers
collector number: BJE 3516
Part Details
Part Name Condition Disposition # Remarks
tissue (ethanol) good in collection 1 tadpole; transferred to MCZ-CRYO on 2015-08-19
Attributes
age class: larva
  Ben J. Evans, 2012-10-28
Associated MCZ Collection: Herpetology
  Breda M. Zimkus, 2015-08-28