Otophryne pyburni

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Otophryne pyburni
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Male O. pyburni found in French Guiana
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Microhylidae
Genus: Otophryne
Species: O. pyburni
Binomial name
Otophryne pyburni
Campbell & Clarke, 1998

Otophryne pyburni is a species of frog in the Microhylidae family. It is found in northern South America east of the Andes (northern Brazil, southeastern Colombia, French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, and southern Venezuela).[2] It is a common, diurnal frog found in tropical rainforest, perching next to streams or living on the forest floor under leaves or among roots. Males are territorial and calling mostly on rainy days. The eggs may be laid either inside or outside water. The tadpoles are aquatic and hide under leaves in small ponds. It is locally threatened by habitat loss.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Señaris, C. & Acosta-Galvis, A. (2004). "Otophryne pyburni". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 9 September 2014. 
  2. ^ Frost, Darrel R. (2014). "Otophryne pyburni Campbell and Clarke, 1998". Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 9 September 2014.