Herp.-Frog Families

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Herp.-Frog Families
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  1. Leipelma archeyi
    Family-Leiopelmatidae
  2. Ascaphus truei
    Family-Ascaphidae
  3. Bombina orientalis
    • Family-Bombinatoridae
    • Fire-belled frogs
    • Unken reflex- when frightened they turn over and expose their brightly colored bellies
  4. Alytes obstetricans
    • Family-Discoglossidae (European toad)
    • Mid-wife toad
  5. Scaphiophus holbrookii
    • Family-Pelobatidae
    • Spadefoot toad
  6. Megophrys montana
    • Family-Pelobatidae
    • From Asia
  7. Pipa pipa
    • Family-Pipidae
    • Lack tongues, adults have lateral line organs, webbed feet, but unwebbed fingers
    • Strange breeding and brooding
  8. Xenopus
    • Family-Pipidae
    • African clawed frog
  9. Nectophrynoides
    • Family- Bufonidae
    • variety of reproductive strat. (Ovoviviparity and viviparity)
  10. Atelopus
    • Family-Bufonidae
    • Harlequin frogs
    • oral suckers
    • loss of species
  11. Centrolenidae
    • Glass frogs
    • skin is unpigmented
  12. Ceratophrys cornuta
    • Family-Lepodactylidae
    • Big mouthed frogs
    • eat other frogs, rats, reptiles, and small mammals
  13. Rheobatrachus silus
    • Family-Myobatrachidae
    • gastic brooding
  14. Pseudis paradoxa
    • Family-Pseudidae
    • tadpole grows to 9 inches or more, but meta. to a frog that is 3 inches
  15. Rhinoderma darwini
    • Family-Rhinodermatidae
    • when tadpoles begin to move in the eggs the make take them into his vocal sac and broods them
  16. Gastrotheca
    • Family-Hylidae
    • variety of reproductive strat.
    • back brooding
  17. Anotheca
    • Family-Hylidae
    • Lays eggs in bromeliads
  18. Poison arrow frogs
    Family-Dendrobatidae
  19. Conraua goliath
    • Family-Ranidae
    • largest frog
  20. Breviceps
    • Family-Microhylidae
    • Size dimorphism
    • male sticks to female
  21. Gastrophryne carolinensis
    Family-Microhylidae
  22. Hyperoliidae
    • treefrogs from Africa only
    • could have out competed Hylidae in Africa
  23. Rhacophorus
    • Family-Rhacophoridae
    • known for parachuting ablility (for escaping from pred.)
    • Spread toes and arch body
    • can turn 180 degrees in flight
    • very steep diving angles
  24. General information on frogs
    • 28 families
    • 6 in Fl
  25. Bombinatoridae
    Found in Europe (including Russia) and Asia
  26. Discoglossidae
    Found in Europe
  27. Pelobatidae
    Found in Europe, Asia, and N.A
  28. Pipidae
    Found in Africa and South America
  29. Bufonidae
    Found everywhere except Australia
  30. Centrolenidae
    Mexico into northern S.A
  31. Leptodactylidae
    Found in N.A and Mexico-S.A
  32. Myobatrachidae
    Found in Australia and New Guinea
  33. Pseudidae
    Found in a very small range in eastern S.A
  34. Rhinodermatidae
    Found in a small range in western S.A
  35. Hylidae
    Not found in Africa
  36. Dendrobatidae
    Central and South America
  37. Microhylidae
    All except Europe and the Poles
  38. Hyperoliidae
    Africa only
  39. Rhacophoridae
    Africa and Asia

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