Expertise help to ID - Snake,frog, toad from Peru

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Expertise help to ID - Snake,frog, toad from Peru

Post by Antee » July 31st, 2016, 6:14 am

Dear all herping experts!

As I know there is an infinite source of knowledge here I need some help to identify three species.

They are all from the Peruvian rainforest, Tapiche reserve. 500km outside Iquitos.

1. The guide told me it was very poisoned. I think he said something about "Lens headed snake" or something but it´s nothing who is named in that way in Peru.

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2. Sitting in the sand shore along the river. Some kind of Warty toad?

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3. Inside my cabin in the night after a rain. Some kind of tree frog I guess?

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4. This funny thing looks like a dead leaf.

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Re: Expertise help to ID - Snake,frog, toad from Peru

Post by MonarchzMan » July 31st, 2016, 6:54 am

1. Fer-de-Lance (Bothrops atrox), I believe. They're also known as Lanceheads or Lance-headed Snakes. The patterning is a bit odd, but I'd definitely say it's a Bothrops.

2. Cane Toad (Rhinella marina)

3. Not sure of the species, but it's in the genus Osteocephalus. Never seen one with that dorsal stripe. Very cool!

4. Rhinella margaritifera

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Re: Expertise help to ID - Snake,frog, toad from Peru

Post by Antonsrkn » July 31st, 2016, 6:58 am

MonarchzMan wrote:1. Fer-de-Lance (Bothrops atrox), I believe. They're also known as Lanceheads or Lance-headed Snakes. The patterning is a bit odd, but I'd definitely say it's a Bothrops.

2. Cane Toad (Rhinella marina)

3. Not sure of the species, but it's in the genus Osteocephalus. Never seen one with that dorsal stripe. Very cool!

4. Rhinella margaritifera
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Re: Expertise help to ID - Snake,frog, toad from Peru

Post by Jeroen Speybroeck » July 31st, 2016, 7:33 am

Eye of that frog reminds me of taurinus, but that vertebral line is odd indeed.

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Re: Expertise help to ID - Snake,frog, toad from Peru

Post by Antee » August 7th, 2016, 2:16 pm

Thanx alot for answer!

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