Exerodonta abdivita (Campbell & Duellman, 2000)
|Species Description: Campbell, J.A. and Duellman, W.E. 2000. New species of stream-breeding hylid frogs from the northern versant of the highlands of Oaxaca, Mexico.Scientific papers of the Natural History Museum of the University of Kansas: 1-28.|
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In life, the dorsum is a dull bronze-brown with black flecks on body and dark brown to black irregular marks on limbs. Brownish black canthal (corner of eye), sypratympanic, and lateral stripes. Venter is cream colored and the iris is a pale copper with black flecks.
Tadpoles of this species are unknown.
Distribution and Habitat
Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Mexico
Life History, Abundance, Activity, and Special Behaviors
Possible reasons for amphibian decline
General habitat alteration and loss
Campbell, J. A., and Brodie, E.D., Jr. (1992). ''A new species of treefrog (Hylidae) from the Sierra de los Cuchumatanes of Guatemala.'' Journal of Herpetology, 26, 187-190.
Campbell, J. A., and Duellman, W.E. (2000). ''New species of stream-breeding hylid frogs from the northern versant of the highlands of Oaxaca, Mexico.'' Scientific Papers of the Natural History Museum of the University of Kansas, 16, 1-28.
Duellman, W.E. (1970). The Hylid Frogs of Middle America. Monograph of the Museum of Natural History, University of Kansas.
Originally submitted by: Raul E. Diaz (first posted 2004-06-04)
Edited by: Tate Tunstall (2004-08-18)
Species Account Citation: AmphibiaWeb 2004 Exerodonta abdivita <https://amphibiaweb.org/species/6269> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Mar 26, 2023.
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