PDF | On Sep 1, , Michelle E. Thompson and others published AGALYCHNIS SPURRELLI (Gliding Leaf Frog). EXPLOSIVE BREEDING AGGREGATION. Discover the spectacular Gliding Leaf Frog (Agalychnis spurrelli) of Drake Bay, Costa Rica, on the Night Tour with Tracie the Bug Lady. Contains detailed. Learn more about the Gliding treefrog – with amazing Gliding treefrog videos, photos and facts on Arkive.

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Protein Motif fingerprint database; a protein domain database More This information is awaiting authentication by a species expert, and will be updated agalyhcnis soon as possible. As we walked down the trail just past La Paloma Lodge, the silhouette of a tree frog perched on a leaf caught the corner of my eye.

Agalgchnis body is slim with smooth skin on the dorsal surface and limbs and granular skin on the belly. Near Threathened according to Ortega-Andrade See more in SapoPediaEcuador.

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Most clutches are laid between 1. Please consider upgrading your browser. The Frog Files v. Views Read Edit View history. Which species are on the road to recovery? Scott y StarrettRoberts y Gray provide notes of biology, ecology and natural history of populations in Central America.

At this time, large congregations of frogs gather at temporary ponds, flooded with rainwater. The limbs are slim and the fingers and toes have adhesive discs. It lists the nodes as they appear top-down in the taxonomic tree, with the more general grouping listed first. Se encuentra en las provincias de: I could not believe my eyes as I inspected the beautiful frog and realized it was a Gliding Leaf Frog.


The fingers are about three-quarter webbed and the toes fully webbed. Lindsey Paretti – Blood Island AfricachimpanzeeconservationfilmIn the Fieldlab chimpsLiberiaPrimatesprimatologyrehabilitationtrue storywildlifewildlife filmWildscreen Festival.

Literally, the masses of tadpoles drip from the foliage.

They will develop on the leaf for about six days until the tadpoles wiggle out of the egg mass and into the water below. Males are territorial, coexist at an average distance of 40—50 cm or more, and have a high fidelity to vocalization sites.

Habitat and biology It is a nocturnal tree frog species of tropical rainforests.

DuellmanDuellmanDuellman y Trueb provide morphological data, photographs and illustrations under the names A. Your basket is currently empty. Pfam protein domain database More Once daylight crashes the party, the frogs disappear into the canopy just as quickly and suddenly as they emerge. This will be their home for the next two to three months until their metamorphosis is complete and the little tree froglets leave the water to continue their lives in the forest canopy.

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Their common name is derived from a very peculiar mode of locomotion they employ.

The amplexus is axillary and amplexus periods occur between 19h00 and 23h00, while oviposition takes place between 04h00 and 08h Hotels and Resorts in Drake Bay. Site designed and maintained by Wgalychnis Cat Productions.


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The eggs hatch in about six days and the tadpoles fall into the water below. If you are able to help please contact: It is threatened by habitat loss. In the Osa Peninsula Province of Puntarenas, Costa Ricain Augustthere was a congregation of 13, breeding individuals in an artificial pond.

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Rodents of Unusual Size. Just as we have a few friends who have witnessed these amazing reunions, we have other friends who have been guiding in the area for decades and have never seen a single Gliding Tree Frog.

In Ecuador it has been recorded from the following public and private protected areas: When these frogs are in a hurry to get down to the ground or are fleeing from a predator, they will spurrelil from their treetop perch.

The frog was off the trail on a leaf about two meters off the ground. Image credit Link to this image Add to scrapbook How you can use this image.

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