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Gladiator frog

Hypsiboas rosenbergi



1 Species ID Suggestions

bayucca 8 years ago
Gladiator Frog
Hypsiboas rosenbergi INBio. Species of Costa Rica -Hypsiboas rosenbergi

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bayucca 8 years ago

Thanks Brendan! I am very happy with the 4+ ;-)...

BrendanSmith 8 years ago

I believe bayucca and Ashley are correct with a juvenile H. rosenbergi. Green bones present and mottled coloration. I'm going to +1 that too.

Thanks a lot my friends, two more angles, maybe you can see some other detail that will help!

Bhagya Herath
Bhagya Herath 8 years ago

wow!!!! cute guy...... i think the second pic should come first
great spotting

AshleyT 8 years ago

That is the species I'm leaning towards. I'm still going through all 70 species of the Hypsiboas, and the juvenile is closest. My only problem is I can't find one with the black line around the tympanum, but everything else fits. I'm going to +1 it :)

bayucca 8 years ago

"must" be a juvenile Hypsiboas rosenbergi. Ashley, please, verify. I checked the other ones as well, but range is out for all others. What do you think??

AshleyT 8 years ago

I'm 95% sure it's in the genus Hypsiboas, trying to find a species for you

The MnMs
The MnMs 8 years ago

Is likely that I am wrong. I also had doubts about the pupil.

AshleyT 8 years ago

I do not know what this is, but I do know Marta's suggestion is wrong. Her suggestion has a vertical pupil, this frog has a horizontal pupil. I will look and see if I can find what it is, beautiful shot though!

SachindraUmesh 8 years ago

wow!! awesome spotting!!!

ChunXingWong 8 years ago

This spotting is spectacular !

RiekoS 8 years ago


Wonderful !

Puntarenas, Costa Rica

Spotted on Nov 16, 2013
Submitted on Dec 5, 2013

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