Table 3: Distribution of Taita warty frog (Callulina dawida) recorded in different forest fragments showing life snout-vent length (SVL) and body weight (Wt), age group, recording date, recording method, and comments. Indigenous forests sizes in parentheses is as follows: Ngangao (92 ha), Chawia (50 ha), Mwachora (4 ha), Ndiwenyi (3 ha), Fururu (12 ha), Boma (0.25 ha), Makandenyi patch (negligible), Kiangungu patch (negligible), Vuria (1 ha), and Mbololo (220 ha). The 18 preserved specimens are shown with NMK catalogue numbers.

SpecimenSVL (mm)Wt (g)Age groupSiteDateMethodComments

1457.1FemaleFururu16/12/2004Visual encounter surveyPreserved: NMK-A4266
2363.7FemaleKiangungu16/12/2004Visual encounter surveyPreserved: NMK-A4267
3302.5MaleNgangao28/12/2004Visual encounter surveyPreserved: NMK-A4268/1
4291.8SubadultNgangao28/12/2004Visual encounter surveyPreserved: NMK-A4268/2
540.68FemaleNgangao20/04/2005Pitfall trapPreserved: NMK-A4343
643.118.26FemaleChawia25/04/2005Time-limited searchPreserved: NMK-A4344/1
7302.59MaleChawia26/04/2005 Leaf litter searchPreserved: NMK-A4344/2
815JuvenileMbololo29/03/2006Pitfall trapPreserved: NMK-A4574
9190.6JuvenileMbololo03/04/2006Night transect walkPreserved: NMK-A4582/1
10200.79SubadultMbololo03/04/2006Night transect walkPreserved: NMK-A4582/2
11190.63JuvenileMbololo03/04/2006Night transect walkPreserved: NMK-A4582/3
1231MaleNgangao07/04/2006Time-limited searchReleased
1335FemaleNgangao21/12/2005Pitfall trapPreserved: NMK-A4492
1410JuvenileNgangao06/01/2006Pitfall trapReleased
1510JuvenileNgangao17/01/2006Pitfall trapReleased
1645FemaleNgangao24/01/2006Visual encounter surveyReleased
1740FemaleNgangao10/02/2006Pitfall trapReleased
1814JuvenileNgangao21/02/2006Pitfall trapPreserved: NMK-A4594
1911JuvenileNgangao21/02/2006Pitfall trapReleased
2015JuvenileNgangao22/02/2006Pitfall trapReleased
2112JuvenileNgangao22/02/2006Pitfall trapReleased
2234MaleNgangao20/03/2006Pitfall trapPreserved: NMK-A4590
2340FemaleNgangao20/03/2006Funnel trap against drift fenceReleased
24AdultNgangao20/03/2006Visual encounter surveyDisappeared before capture
25292SubadultVuria16/04/2006Visual encounter surveyReleased
2612JuvenileMwachora05/01/2006Pitfall trapReleased
2714JuvenileMwachora06/01/2006Pitfall trapReleased
2815JuvenileMwachora17/01/2006Pitfall trapReleased
2921SubadultMwachora14/03/2006Pitfall trapPreserved: NMK-A4624
309JuvenileFururu06/12/2005Visual encounter surveyPreserved: NMK-A4416
3150FemaleChawia07/02/2006 Leaf litter searchReleased
3238FemaleChawia22/02/2006 Leaf litter searchReleased
3321SubadultChawia08/03/2006 Leaf litter searchReleased
3446FemaleBoma10/05/2006Time-limited searchPreserved: NMK-A4645
3545FemaleMbololo05/05/2006Pitfall trapPreserved: NMK-A4684
3625SubadultMbololo30/05/2006Time-limited searchReleased
3733MaleBoma03/07/2006Time-limited searchReleased
3851FemaleBoma03/07/2006Time-limited searchReleased
39adultNgangao26/06/2006Time-limited searchReleased
4020SubadultNgangao30/05/2006Pitfall trapReleased
41AdultMakandenyiMarch 2006Visual encounter surveyReleased
4230MaleChawia08/08/2006Pitfall trapReleased
4333MaleNgangao14/08/2006Time-limited searchReleased
4434MaleChawia20/09/2006Pitfall trapReleased
4530MaleChawia20/09/2006Pitfall trapReleased
4620SubadultNgangao25/09/2006Patch samplingRecaptured on 01/04/2007; SVL 42 mm
47447FemaleNgangao27/09/2006Patch samplingReleased
48221.25SubadultNgangaoOctober 2006Patch samplingReleased
49211.25SubadultNgangaoOctober 2006Patch samplingReleased
5035FemaleChawia11/10/2006Patch samplingReleased
5127SubadultChawia28/10/2006Pitfall trapReleased
5232MaleChawia29/10/2006Pitfall trapReleased
53436.5FemaleNgangao02/11/2006Time-limited searchReleased
54353FemaleNgangao2/11/2006Time-limited searchRecaptured on 02/05/2007; SVL 48 mm, wt 9 g
55302MaleNgangao02/11/2006Night transect walkReleased
56456FemaleNgangao03/11/2006Time-limited searchReleased
5730MaleMbololo05/12/2006Night transect walkReleased
5835FemaleMbololo05/12/2006Night transect walkReleased
5946FemaleMbololo06/12/2006Time-limited searchReleased
6055FemaleMbololo08/12/2006Time-limited searchReleased
6143FemaleNdiwenyi03/04/2007Time-limited searchReleased
6240FemaleFururu05/04/2007Time-limited searchReleased
6329SubadultNdiwenyi05/04/2007Time-limited searchReleased
6446FemaleVuria11/05/2007Time-limited searchReleased
6545FemaleNdiwenyi28/05/2007Time-limited searchReleased
6648FemaleNgangao02/05/2007Time-limited searchReleased
674312FemaleMwachora04/05/2007Time-limited searchReleased
68489.5FemaleMbololo17/05/2007Time-limited searchRecaptured on 09/12/2007, SVL 48 mm
694811FemaleNgangao09/06/2007Time-limited searchReleased
70406.5FemaleNgangao09/06/2008Time-limited searchReleased
71262SubadultNgangao09/06/2009Time-limited searchReleased
7247FemaleVuria23/06/2007Time-limited searchReleased
7350FemaleVuria24/06/2007Time-limited searchReleased
7430MaleVuria24/06/2007Time-limited searchReleased
7547FemaleVuria25/06/2007Time-limited searchReleased
7655FemaleVuria25/06/2007Time-limited searchReleased
7752FemaleVuria25/06/2007Time-limited searchReleased
7833MaleVuria25/06/2007Time-limited searchReleased
7950FemaleVuria26/06/2007Time-limited searchReleased
8030MaleVuria26/06/2007Time-limited searchReleased
8112JuvenileVuria26/06/2007Time-limited searchReleased
8230MaleMwachora14/08/2007Time-limited searchReleased
83457.5FemaleFururu12/11/2007Time-limited searchReleased: female sitting on 30–40 egg clutch
84489FemaleNgangao08/10/2007Time-limited searchReleased
85458FemaleNgangao28/10/2008Time-limited searchReleased
86456FemaleChawia30/10/2007Time-limited searchReleased
87478.5FemaleChawia03/12/2007Time-limited searchReleased
884712FemaleNgangao05/12/2007Time-limited searchReleased
89407.5FemaleNgangao05/12/2007Time-limited searchReleased
90507FemaleMwachora17/12/2007Time-limited searchReleased
91202SubadultNgangao6/01/2008Time-limited searchReleased
9246FemaleMbololo18/02/2008Time-limited searchReleased
9345FemaleMbololo22/02/2008Time-limited searchReleased
9440FemaleMbololo25/02/2008Time-limited searchReleased
95498.5FemaleMwachora26/02/2008Time-limited searchReleased
96508FemaleMwachora14/03/2008Time-limited searchReleased
9742FemaleVuria20/03/2008Time-limited searchReleased
9845FemaleVuria20/03/2008Time-limited searchReleased
9922SubadultVuria20/03/2008Time-limited searchReleased
10040FemaleVuria21/03/2008Time-limited searchReleased
10155FemaleVuria23/03/2008Time-limited searchReleased