Amphibian I found in Panama

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karmatsunami
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Amphibian I found in Panama

Post by karmatsunami » January 21st, 2017, 9:11 pm

Hi I am hoping to get this amphibian Identified I haven't had any luck with internet searches not great pictures but the belly was yellow spotted, not long out of the pond it looks like Image
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Paul Freed
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Re: Amphibian I found in Panama

Post by Paul Freed » January 22nd, 2017, 9:44 am

What you found was a beautiful little Microhylid frog, sometimes referred to as a 'Common Oval Frog', Elachistocleis ovalis. Nice find!
-Paul

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Re: Amphibian I found in Panama

Post by chrish » January 23rd, 2017, 9:48 am

Cool record. Looking at this site, it appears to have a very limited (or poorly known) range in Panama.

It would be great if you could document this record (and any others!!) in Herpmapper Database. There are NO records of this species in the database so far and a record from Panama is certainly worth documenting.

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Re: Amphibian I found in Panama

Post by karmatsunami » January 23rd, 2017, 3:43 pm

I found 2 in the space of 100 feet in field no real water at the moment as we are in a dry spell right now I thought they might be on the move to wetter areas, there is usually a brook but it has dried up.

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Re: Amphibian I found in Panama

Post by karmatsunami » January 23rd, 2017, 6:48 pm

chrish wrote:Cool record. Looking at this site, it appears to have a very limited (or poorly known) range in Panama.

It would be great if you could document this record (and any others!!) in Herpmapper Database. There are NO records of this species in the database so far and a record from Panama is certainly worth documenting.
I will do that I tried earlier but it wouldn't let me upload my picture for some reason might be size perhaps, I will try again later

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Re: Amphibian I found in Panama

Post by chrish » January 25th, 2017, 10:13 pm

If you have trouble uploading to Herpmapper, the best way to get help is to post a question on their FB page.

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