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A Hochstetter's frog ( Leiopelma hochstetteri ) specimen preserved in formalin and contained in a glass specimen jar. The specimen has a dark brown back and its ventral side is dark brown and speckled. The outer layer appears to be flaking off. Toes partially webbed.
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"Hochstetter’s frog (Leiopelma hochstetteri) lives in forested ranges from Northland (south of Whāngārei) to East Cape, usually alongside streams." Source: Paddy Ryan. 'Frogs - Native frogs', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, updated 1-Mar-09
URL: http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/frogs/2 
Accession No
A70.685

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