"Centrolene" petrophilum

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"Centrolene" petrophilum"Centrolene" petrophilum_header_cell_0_0_0
Conservation status"Centrolene" petrophilum_header_cell_0_1_0
Scientific classification "Centrolene""Centrolene" petrophilum_header_cell_0_2_0
Kingdom:"Centrolene" petrophilum_cell_0_3_0 Animalia"Centrolene" petrophilum_cell_0_3_1
Phylum:"Centrolene" petrophilum_cell_0_4_0 Chordata"Centrolene" petrophilum_cell_0_4_1
Class:"Centrolene" petrophilum_cell_0_5_0 Amphibia"Centrolene" petrophilum_cell_0_5_1
Order:"Centrolene" petrophilum_cell_0_6_0 Anura"Centrolene" petrophilum_cell_0_6_1
Family:"Centrolene" petrophilum_cell_0_7_0 Centrolenidae"Centrolene" petrophilum_cell_0_7_1
Genus:"Centrolene" petrophilum_cell_0_8_0 "Centrolene""Centrolene" petrophilum_cell_0_8_1
Species:"Centrolene" petrophilum_cell_0_9_0 "C." petrophilum"Centrolene" petrophilum_cell_0_9_1
Binomial name"Centrolene" petrophilum_header_cell_0_10_0

"Centrolene" petrophilum is a species of frog in the family Centrolenidae. "Centrolene" petrophilum_sentence_0

Also called the Boyaca Giant Glass Frog. "Centrolene" petrophilum_sentence_1

It is endemic to Colombia. "Centrolene" petrophilum_sentence_2

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist montane forests and rivers. "Centrolene" petrophilum_sentence_3

It is threatened by habitat loss. "Centrolene" petrophilum_sentence_4

Possible causes for habitat loss: Deforestation/logging and Intensified agriculture or grazing (livestock ranching, and the cultivation of crops) and mining are the known main threats to this species. "Centrolene" petrophilum_sentence_5

Species Information: "Centrolene" petrophilum_sentence_6

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  • Sexual dimorphism: Females have spines but they are significantly smaller than males spines. Females are also larger than males. Females reach 27.4-31.38 mm and males reach 25–30 mm in Snout to Vent LengthSexual Diamorphism"Centrolene" petrophilum_item_0_0
  • Locations/Habitat: Lives in Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests. Occurs in six geographical sites on the eastern flank of the northern portion of the Cordillera Oriental, Boyacá Department, Colombia. This species live on vegetation next to or above streams in a cloud forest, and can also be found in a secondary forest. It has an upper elevation limit of 2200 meters and a lower elevation limit of 1600 meters."Centrolene" petrophilum_item_0_1
  • Mating: Females lay eggs on the sides of rocks in streams, and the larvae develop in the water. Males will defend and take care of the eggs."Centrolene" petrophilum_item_0_2
  • Endangered as of August 2016"Centrolene" petrophilum_item_0_3

See also "Centrolene" petrophilum_section_0

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