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Eleutherodactylus megacephalus
Eleutherodactylus megacephalus
Photographer: Andrew J. Crawford
Collection: AmphibiaWeb

ID: 1111 1111 1111 1273 (2002-12-12)

Copyright © Andrew J. Crawford

  • date of photo  Apr 25, 2002
  • location   La Selva Biological Station, Puerto Viejo (Sarapiquí, Heredia, Costa Rica)
  • family Eleutherodactylidae
  • order Anura
  • class Amphibia
  • habitat  This is a juvenile, 20mm snout-vent length, found on the ground in the leaf litter.
  • notes   (juvenile, dorsolateral view) Note the posteriorly converging laterosacral plicae that meet in a V-shape. In Panama one finds individuals with parallel plicae. East of the Panama Canal the plicae are absent, representing a different species, E. opimus (Savage & Myers 2002).
  • camera   Canon EOS Rebel with Sigma 105mm macro lens.
  • contributor's ID #  AJC 0519, UCR 16424
  • photo category: Animal - Amphibian

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