Virgin Islands coqui

Virgin Islands coqui

Virgin Islands coqui

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Eleutherodactylus schwartzi

The Virgin Islands coqui (Eleutherodactylus schwartzi ) is a species of frog in the family Eleutherodactylidae. The species is endemic to the British Virgin Islands and the US Virgin Islands.

Animal name origin

The specific name, schwartzi, is in honor of American herpetologist Albert Schwartz.

Distribution

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The natural habitats of E. schwartzi are subtropical or tropical dry forests.

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Population

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E. schwartzi is threatened by habitat loss.

References

1. Virgin Islands coqui Wikipedia article - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Virgin_Islands_coqui
2. Virgin Islands coqui on The IUCN Red List site - https://www.iucnredlist.org/species/56954/11560198

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