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Atelognathus patagonicus
Atelognathus patagonicus
Photographer: Richard D. Sage
Collection: AmphibiaWeb

ID: 0000 0000 0711 0797 (2011-07-11)

Copyright © 2011 Richard Sage

  • date of photo  Apr 24, 1982
  • this photo depicts an animal that was captive or collected
  • photo location   San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina
  • animal's place of origin   Depto. Catan Lil, Laguna del Burro of the Laguna Blanca system, 0.5 km W, 6.0 km N Cerro Lohan Mahuida (Prov. Neuquén, Argentina)
  • family Batrachylidae
  • order Anura
  • class Amphibia
  • notes   Male. This species lives in a cold, steppe deserts, where they live in or close to permanent, fish-free, small lakes. In the 'aquatic' phase, as seen here, the skin becomes 'baggy' and transluscent.
  • camera   Canon QL/FT & 90 mm Vivitar macro lens
  • From the collection of the Museum of Vertebrate Zoology   Herp 188172  
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  • photo category: Animal - Amphibian

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