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Big-eared Chirping Frog

Eleutherodactylus verrucipes

Description:

Endemic to Mexico and a protected species (NOM 059), this frog measures about 23mm body length. Mottled yellowish green colouration interspersed with brown on upperside, making for good camouflage. Area below the eyes is dark with some pale spots; flanks between fore- and hind legs show dense pale spotting.

Habitat:

Found in 'El Cimatario', a national park in semi-arid area just outside Querétaro, after some heavy rain at the end of the rainy season.

Notes:

Unfortunately this species in listed as "Vulnerable" by the IUCN. http://www.iucnredlist.org/details/57037...

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Felix Fleck
Felix Fleck a year ago

Updated information on this spotting.

Querétaro, Mexico

Lat: 20.53, Long: -100.36

Spotted on Oct 11, 2017
Submitted on Oct 14, 2017

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