Craugastor fitzingeri

Craugastor fitzingeri

Craugastor fitzingeri

2 languages
Kingdom
Phylum
Class
Order
Genus
SPECIES
Craugastor fitzingeri

Craugastor fitzingeri is a species of frog in the family Craugastoridae. It is found in northwestern Colombia, Panama, Costa Rica, eastern Nicaragua, and northeastern Honduras. The specific name fitzingeri honors Leopold Fitzinger, an Austrian zoologist. Common name Fitzinger's robber frog has been coined for this species.

Appearance

Adult males measure 24–35 mm (0.9–1.4 in) and adult females 35–53 mm (1.4–2.1 in) in snout–vent length. The snout is subacuminate in dorsal view. The tympanum is prominent. The fingers and the toes bear discs; the toes are moderately webbed. Skin typically bears warts and ridges. The dorsal coloration varies from gray-brown to brown to orange-brown. Some individuals have a wide, light middorsal stripe. Most individuals have only some blackish spots and a vague, darker dorsal pattern. The throat is typically grey with a white line down the middle. The belly is pale white or yellow.

Show More

The male advertisement call is a variable series of harsh chirps or clacks.

Show Less

Habits and Lifestyle

Lifestyle
Seasonal behavior

Diet and Nutrition

Population

References

1. Craugastor fitzingeri Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Craugastor_fitzingeri
2. Craugastor fitzingeri on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/88298752/54349843

More Fascinating Animals to Learn About