Fringe-toed foamfrog

Fring-toad Rainfrog - Leptodactylus melanonotus - 06.14.2009 - 13.52.48

Leptodactylus melanonotus’ common name above refers to the small spike on the medial edge of the front legs of males – kind of like a nuptial pad, except sharper – and the build up of a foamy substance the frogs create when laying eggs by kicking around the surface of the water. 

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