Common name of Thalassophryne maculosa
Common name Crapaud tacheté
Language French
Type FAO old
Official trade name No
Rank 4 - (Less common name)
Country France
Ref. Collette, B.B., 1978
Life stage juveniles and adults
Sex females and males
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Remarks 'Crapaud' from Francique 'krappan' = 'crapot, crapaut, crape, escraper', i.e., trash, to clean by scraping; commonly used for animals perceived as ugly (p. 417 in Ref. 11853); 'tacheté', i.e., spotted, from Old Francique 'teche, têkan' (i.e., mark) of the same origin as in Gothic 'taikns' (German 'Zeichen', i.e., sign) (p. 729 in Ref. 9404). Name not listed in ASFIS version 2006 (Ref. 56807).
Entered by Luna, Susan M.
Modified by Sampang-Reyes, Arlene G.
Checked by Busson, Frédéric
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