Xenopus Boiei Wagler, 1827,

Miracle, Eulàlia Gassó, Van, Lars W., Ostende, Den Hoek & Arntzen, Jan Willem, 2007, Type specimens of amphibians in the National Museum of Natural History, Leiden, The Netherlands, Zootaxa 1482, pp. 25-68: 59

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Xenopus Boiei Wagler, 1827


Xenopus Boiei Wagler, 1827 

Wagler, 1827. Isis v. Oken, 20: 726.

Current name: Xenopus laevis (Daudin, 1802) 

Syntypes: possibly RMNH 2267, 4 spec. Loc.: Cap [Cape of Good Hope, Rep. South Africa]. Leg.: H.B. van Horstok.

Remarks. The type material consisted of specimens from H. Boie’s collection. Wagler (1827: 726) mentioned a specimen “im Leydner Cabinete” [ RMNH]. The Leiden museum records and the oldest label on the jar indicate that the specimens from RMNH 2267 were first identified as Xenopus Boiei  , suggesting that they belonged to the original type series.


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