Craugastor megacephalus


A common litter-dwelling frog, Craugastor megacephalus has recently been moved to a new family, Craugastoridae (formerly Leptodactylidae).  It’s cranial ridges and warty-appearing skin are generally thought of as toad characteristics, but this rain frog lacks large, poison-secreting, parotiod glands behind the eyes.

This individual was caught along side the Norops humilis in La Selva.

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