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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They will develop on the leaf for about six days until the tadpoles wiggle out of the egg mass and into the water below. Team WILD, an elite squadron of science superheroes, needs your help! It lists the nodes as they appear top-down in the taxonomic tree, with the more general grouping listed first.

Agalychnis spurrelli Boulenger The head is broad and the eyes are large, with reticulated lower eyelids. Vega y Robertson provide distribution data in Costa Rica. Egg masses are generally deposited on the upper side of the leaves.

The impact of chytridiomycosis in wild populations is unknown. According to Ortega-Andrade et al. DuellmanDuellmanDuellman y Trueb provide morphological data, photographs and illustrations under the names A.

In Ecuador occupies a range of 19, square kms Ortega-Andrade Select a section on the left to see content. Pfam protein domain database More It also glides while leaping which it does by spreading out its hands and feet when the extensive webbing acts as a parachute. Hatching occurs after eight days, then the tadpoles fall into the water.

The body is slim with smooth skin on the dorsal surface and limbs and granular skin on the belly.


Gliding Leaf Frog (Agalychnis spurrelli) – The Night Tour – Drake Bay, Costa Rica

The presence of trees in their habitat may be a limiting factor, because most part of the year they prefer the upper strata of the forest, and only descending to breed. This species is abundant in a localized manner. GO – Cellular component Extracellular region or secreted extracellular region Source: It was not collected in Costa Rica until and until recently was only thought to exist in the southern Pacific region of the country.

The frogs featured on this page are those two agalycnnis individuals encountered in Drake Bay during the Night Tour.

Gliding treefrog videos, photos and facts – Agalychnis spurrelli | Arkive

Unreviewed – Annotation score: From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. 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.

Wikimedia Commons has media related to Agalychnis spurrelli. National Institutes of Health. Ortega- Andrade presents an analysis of the song recorded in Ecuadorincluding an oscillogram and spectrogram. Share this image — Hide sharing options.

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Western Tropical 0— m. A collection of batrachians and reptiles made by Dr. Agalychnis spurrelli Gliding leaf frog Agalychnis litodryas.

Sign up to our newsletter Get the latest wild news direct to your inbox. Gliding Tree Frogs suprrelli nocturnal and normally only descend to ground level during their mating season. Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London The gliding tree frog Agalychnis spurrelli is a species of frog in family Hylidae.


They are strictly canopy dwellers, which explains why they are so rarely encountered in their forest habitat. Your basket is currently empty. Their eyes also have a much darker maroon coloration than the spurrel,i red eyes of the Gaudy Leaf Frog.

In water the tadpoles are preyed on by Astyanax fish. Share on Facebook Tweet Send email. Gatherings can number into spurrflli thousands and huge numbers of frogs are literally draped throughout the vegetation from 1.

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According to the latest hypotheses the gliding tree frog is the sister taxon of A. The fingers are about three-quarter webbed and the toes fully webbed. 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. This information is awaiting authentication by a species expert, and will be updated as soon as possible. The metamorphs begin their ascent to the middle and upper strata of the forest just after emerging from the water.

Blue-sided tree frog Agalychnis annae. Information on the gliding treefrog is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly. Wildscreen With – Tom Hooker: Sprrelli of Use – The displayed portlet may be used as a link from your website to Arkive’s online content for private, scientific, conservation or educational purposes only.

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