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The larvae are eel-shaped and heavily pigmented and measure up to 64 mm (20+44). Large tadpoles have a tooth formula of 1,4+4/3 or 1,4+4/1+1,2.
Distribution and Habitat
Life History, Abundance, Activity, and Special Behaviors
Breeding is at its height during the first month of the heavy rains but may continue for many months in localities where the wet season is prolonged. Large yolky unpigmented eggs with a diameter of 4.3-5.0 mm are deposited beneath soil or stones close to water.
Schiøtz, A. (1999). Treefrogs of Africa. Edition Chimaira, Frankfurt am Main.
Written by Arne Schiøtz (arne AT schiotz.dk), *
First submitted 2001-02-07
Edited by Kellie Whittaker (2008-09-10)
Species Account Citation: AmphibiaWeb 2008 Leptopelis gramineus <http://amphibiaweb.org/species/3650> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Oct 22, 2017.
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