Male Hyalinobatrachium fleischmanni are very territorial, and spend most of the year calling for females during a long mating season, from early March to late. Geographic Range. Mexico, Central, and South America: Northern glassfrogs occur in wet forests from southern Mexico through most of Central America to. Hyalinobatrachium fleischmanni, the Fleischmann’s glass frog or northern glass frog, is a species of frog in the Centrolenidae family. It is found in the tropical.

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There is heavy predation on the eggs by various vertebrates e. Glass frogs have similarities to tree frogs. They look very close to the naked eye except glass frog’s eyes point forward and are golden. Economic Importance for Humans: Hylella fleischmanni Boettger, Hylella chrysops Cope, Centrolenella viridissima Taylor, Cochranella decorata Taylor, Cochranella millepunctata Taylor, Of all the glass frogs in Costa RicaFleischmann’s glass frogs are the most populous.

When confronted or approached, they tend to freeze up and not move. Precipitation is typically not limiting, but may be somewhat seasonal.

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The number of eggs is dependent on the time of year they are laid. Adults reach 22 – 25mm in SVL, males being slightly smaller than females Campbell, About 18—30 eggs could be laid, and the male frog would stand guard over the eggs to protect them from predators until they hatch, and the tadpoles drop into the water.

Key Behaviors motile Food Habits Feeding studies on this species are lacking, hyalinobatrachihm as in related small frogs small insects, spiders, and other small invertebrates are undoubtedly eaten Duellman and Trueb, From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Articles with ‘species’ microformats Taxonomy articles created by Polbot.

Hyalinobatrachium fleischmanni

Retrieved from ” https: They have white vocal sacs and gold irises, with an exceptionally short snout. Help us improve the site by taking our survey. Their digits have well-developed discs that are moderately expanded; their fingers are about one-half webbed and their toes are three-fourths hyalinobatarchium. In other words, Central and South America.

Clutches of eggs are laid on the under surfaces of leaves, on which they adhere, and are guarded by the males Campbell, Northern glassfrogs breed mainly during the rainy season, which extends from May to October.


They must be careful not to overwater them, which can make fkeischmanni more susceptible to fungal infections and predation. At night, they emerge to feed and males search for mates. Male frogs have a noticeable hook protruding from its spine, presumably used to fight other frogs, defend its territory or the eggs.

Males usually hyalinobatrachijm while hanging upside down from the lower surface of leaves that hang over water Campbell, Retrieved 29 March Animals with bilateral hyalinobatrcahium have dorsal and ventral sides, as well as anterior and posterior ends. In addition to its distinctive upper side, it can be best identified by its underside, in which a white sheet of guanine covers its heart, upper liver and also wraps around its digestive system.

They have a green semi-translucent color with yellow translucent hands. The ADW Team gratefully acknowledges their support.

Hyalinobatrachium fleischmanni Boettger The Eponym Dictionary of Amphibians. Retrieved 25 October