Leptodactylus marmoratus, commonly known as the Marbled Tropical Bullfrog, is a common species of frog in the Leptodactylidae family. It is commonly found under and on the surface of dead leaf litter and dead branches.
Behavior and Diet
It is endemic to southern Brazil in the states of Minas Gerais, Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo and Paraná. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, and rural gardens. It is threatened by habitat loss caused by agriculture and human intrusion but is considered to be a least concern.
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