Plectrohyla dasypus

Plectrohyla dasypus

Plectrohyla dasypus, Honduras spikethumb frog

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Plectrohyla dasypus

Plectrohyla dasypus (common name: Honduras spikethumb frog) is a species of frog in the family Hylidae. It is endemic to the Sierra de Omoa in the Cortés Department of northwestern Honduras. The species range is within the Cusuco National Park.

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Natural habitats of Plectrohyla dasypus are lower montane wet forests. They are found on low vegetation along streams and in arboreal bromeliads, and breed in streams. Once moderately common, the species has undergone a dramatic decline that is attributed to chytridiomycosis.

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1. Plectrohyla dasypus Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plectrohyla_dasypus
2. Plectrohyla dasypus on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/55873/176955542

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