Teratohyla spinosa

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Teratohyla spinosaTeratohyla spinosa_header_cell_0_0_0
Conservation statusTeratohyla spinosa_header_cell_0_1_0
Scientific classification TeratohylaTeratohyla spinosa_header_cell_0_2_0
Kingdom:Teratohyla spinosa_cell_0_3_0 AnimaliaTeratohyla spinosa_cell_0_3_1
Phylum:Teratohyla spinosa_cell_0_4_0 ChordataTeratohyla spinosa_cell_0_4_1
Class:Teratohyla spinosa_cell_0_5_0 AmphibiaTeratohyla spinosa_cell_0_5_1
Order:Teratohyla spinosa_cell_0_6_0 AnuraTeratohyla spinosa_cell_0_6_1
Family:Teratohyla spinosa_cell_0_7_0 CentrolenidaeTeratohyla spinosa_cell_0_7_1
Genus:Teratohyla spinosa_cell_0_8_0 TeratohylaTeratohyla spinosa_cell_0_8_1
Species:Teratohyla spinosa_cell_0_9_0 T. spinosaTeratohyla spinosa_cell_0_9_1
Binomial nameTeratohyla spinosa_header_cell_0_10_0
SynonymsTeratohyla spinosa_header_cell_0_11_0

Teratohyla spinosa (common name: spiny Cochran frog) is a species of frog in the family Centrolenidae. Teratohyla spinosa_sentence_0

It is found in the Pacific lowlands of northern and central Ecuador and western Colombia, northward on the Pacific slopes Panama and Costa Rica, as well as on the Caribbean slopes of Costa Rica, Nicaragua, and Honduras. Teratohyla spinosa_sentence_1

Description Teratohyla spinosa_section_0

Teratohyla spinosa are small, green frogs with large, protuberant eyes. Teratohyla spinosa_sentence_2

Males grow to a snout–vent length of 18–20 mm (0.71–0.79 in) and females to 20–23 mm (0.79–0.91 in). Teratohyla spinosa_sentence_3

Tadpoles are 16 mm (0.63 in) in length when metamorphosing. Teratohyla spinosa_sentence_4

Adult males have an exposed spine at the base of the thumb. Teratohyla spinosa_sentence_5

Males call throughout the wet season (May–October) from the low vegetation surrounding small streams. Teratohyla spinosa_sentence_6

Females lay 18–25 eggs on the underside of vegetation in a single layer of loose jelly. Teratohyla spinosa_sentence_7

Larvae develop in streams. Teratohyla spinosa_sentence_8

Habitat and conservation Teratohyla spinosa_section_1

Teratohyla spinosa inhabits lowland primary humid lowland forests at elevations between 20 and 800 m (66 and 2,625 ft) above sea level. Teratohyla spinosa_sentence_9

It is found along streams in the low vegetation. Teratohyla spinosa_sentence_10

Its habitat is threatened by deforestation, although the species is not considered threatened in view of its wide distribution and presumed large population. Teratohyla spinosa_sentence_11


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