gigantic, deeply weird South American frog: the Helmeted water toad, Chilean giant frog or Gay’s frog* Calyptocephalella gayi (long known. Synonymy with Calyptocephallus gayi by Duméril and Bibron, , Erp. Gen., 8: ; Synonymy (with Calyptocephalella gayi) by Cei, , Invest. Zool. Calyptocephalella gayi. Kingdom: Animalia. taxon_id: Phylum: Chordata. Class: Amphibia. Order: Anura. Genus: Calyptocephalella.
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Helmeted Water Toad (Calyptocephalella gayi) ·
Downloaded on 3 January Retrieved 21 March Means that the results of the search will all records that have either of the terms held together by an OR Lithobates OR “Costa Rica” Recovers all records that contain the word “Lithobates” or “Costa Rica”: MNHNC according to the original publication.
The helmeted water toad is found in central Chileand possibly adjacent west-central Argentina. Name proposed as a synonym of Peltocephalus quoyi. After hatching, larval survival depends on the presence of vegetation as the existence of movements in the body of water maintain good oxygenation, but the presence of seasonal ponds with some degree of drainage is essential for hatching, as these sites contain fewer predators to the larvae.
Lindsey Paretti – Blood Island. Interprets this as “Lithobates OR pipiens” so will find the union of all records that contain either “Lithobates” or “pipiens”: Lindsey Paretti – Blood Island AfricachimpanzeeconservationfilmIn the Fieldlab chimpsLiberiaPrimatesprimatologyrehabilitationtrue storywildlifewildlife filmWildscreen Festival.
Helmeted water toad Calyptocephalella gayi.
X Close Image credit. Together with Conservation International and NatureServe, IUCN has led a comprehensive assessment of the calyptocephaleloa status for the world’s known species of frogs, toads, salamanders, newts and caecilians. Share on Facebook Tweet Send email.
Skip to content Skip to search. Calyptocephalus ater Philippi, calyptocephalelal, Supl. Calyptocephalella Strand X Close Link to this photo Embed this Arkive thumbnail link “portlet” by copying and pasting the code below. Webarchive template wayback links Articles with ‘species’ microformats. The only other members of this family are Telmatobufo. MNHNP, but not recorded as being there now. Calyptocephalella canqueli Schaeffer,Bull. Amphibian Species of the World 6.
Image credit Link to this image Add to scrapbook How you can use this image. It is occasionally captured for herpetoculture.
For more information on the assessment of the conservation status of the world’s amphibians, please see the amphibian portal on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species at www. The fungus has been classified as a major factor in the decline in amphibian populations worldwide, but in Chile has been reported recently, in See Ortiz and Lescure, “”, Bull.
Adults vary their diets to live animal prey, feeding on fish, invertebrates, small birds, small mammals and frogs. Recovers only records that contain the word Lithobates AND “Costa Rica”, but excludes any record that contains the word “forreri” in any part of the record: Synonymy with Calyptocephalella gayi by Cei,Invest.
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Synonymy by Lynch,Misc. Titicaca water frog Telmatobius culeus. Means that the results of the search must include both words held together by an AND. Calyptocephalella gayi Conservation status. The larvae prefer cooler areas of the body of water and protective aquatic vegetation, unlike toad larvae that occupy the same sites and have a higher degree of pigmentation that protects them from the solar rays.
See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status as Caudiverbera caudiverbera in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young,Threatened Amph. Formulated diets for giant Chilean frog Calyptocephalella gayi tadpoles.
Interprets this as “Lithobates AND pipiens” so will return all records that have the character string “Lithobates pipiens” anywhere within a record: Calyptocephalella gayi — Strand,Arch. This very large toad weighs up to 0.
Oiacurus feuillae — Fitzinger,Syst. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Caudiverbera peruviana Laurenti,Spec. Team WILD, an elite squadron of science superheroes, needs your help!
Share this image — Hide sharing options. Blog Friday 05 October Wildscreen With: Means that the results of the search will all records that have either of the terms held together by an OR. Caudiverba caudiverbathe helmeted water toadChilean helmeted bull frog or wide-mouth toadis the sole species of the genus Calyptocephalella in the family Calyptocephalellidae. Recovers all records that contain the word “Lithobates” or “Costa Rica”: AfricachimpanzeeconservationfilmIn the Fieldlab chimpsLiberiaPrimatesprimatologyrehabilitationtrue storywildlifewildlife filmWildscreen Festival.
Then, the transport of larvae from ponds, to larger bodies of water during the rains, or transport of these among several bodies of water facilitates the survival and allows a good development of populations.
Note on the type locality from E. Named as a synonym of Lacerta caudiverbera Linnaeus,