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Glass Frog

Centrolenella sp new genus : Cochranella euknemos


This specimen is about 3 cm long. It back has white patches and very small parotid glands. The head lacks ridges. No fold back on the head. The belly is transparent in live specimens, allowing you to see the internal organs. It is considered an endangered species and protected and regulated by the Law of Conservation of Wildlife.


Rain Forest of Costa Rica , Panama and North Colombia. In CR, In wetlands, low and medium of the Central Volcanic Mountain Range, between 840 and 1,500 m. elevation (Savage 2002).


This was at my window.....

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25 Comments (1–25)


MayraSpringmann 5 years ago


Gracias Nelson, por su apreciación y comentario,

Ciertamente una gran especie

erikarodriguezm 6 years ago

Amazing! Beautiful!

juniorhsoares 6 years ago

Amazing specimen.

It certainly is, take a look in this other:

HemantKumar 6 years ago

wow this is amazing very beautiful :)

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 6 years ago

Sure... I wish...your collection will make Project Noah... more precious...!!

Ashish if you go to my spottings and filters them by type, you can see the ones in amphibias I have place for the project.

I do...
I go all around the country, to the forest, rivers, ocean etc as much as i can i bring a camera...I have more than 20000 pictures, so it will take me a long time to post them in the project. many of the specimens are not identifided... So I start with the ones I know well or the ones I need some help.... YOU ALL HAVE HELP ME A LOT.

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 6 years ago

I feel you done marvelous job...!!

I just did.
Ah euknemos, the species name derives from Greek and means the one with beautiful legs.

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 6 years ago

Hi Jonathan.. add some description.. if possible..!!

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 6 years ago

Ooooh... really great spotting.. must missed this one appeared before joining Project Noah..!!

Dammm, really verry nice picture.

This frog was change to Cochranella euknemos. the old genus is still used in many books.
more changes are on the way.....

mr.holmes.88 7 years ago

interesting ^^

rivu.ghorai 7 years ago

what an amazing creature!!!!!

Sorry I just change the day I took this pic.....I was not doing it right....

Phyllish 7 years ago


VanessaVermaak 7 years ago

That is amazing! How cool

MitchRay 7 years ago

Great photo

CynthiaMHori 7 years ago

REALLY cool!!!!

dandoucette 7 years ago

Wow! you can actually see inside it!

San José, Costa Rica

Lat: 9.95, Long: -84.08

Spotted on Sep 29, 2008
Submitted on Apr 17, 2011

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