Craugastor fleischmanni

Craugastor fleischmanni

Craugastor fleischmanni

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Craugastor fleischmanni

Craugastor fleischmanni is a species of frog in the family Craugastoridae. It is endemic to Costa Rica where it has been found on the Meseta Central Oriental and Occidental, the Pacific slopes of the Barva and Poás Volcanos, the Atlantic slopes of the Irazú and Turrialba Volcanos, and on the Cordillera de Talamanca. Common name Fleischmann's robber frog has been suggested for this species.

Animal name origin

The specific name fleischmanni honors Carl Fleischmann, a collector active in Costa Rica in the 1890s.

Appearance

Males grow to 45 mm (1.8 in) and females to 72 mm (2.8 in) in snout–vent length. Adult males have vocal slits and nuptial pads.

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References

1. Craugastor fleischmanni Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Craugastor_fleischmanni
2. Craugastor fleischmanni on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/56603/54368225

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