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Granular Glass Frog

Granular glass frog is a species of frog belonging to the family Centrolenidae, found in Costa Rica, Honduras, Panama, and Nicaragua. The species is arboreal and nocturnal. Males are highly territorial. The frog derived its name from its skin’s granular texture.



    Kingdom Animalia
    Phylum Chordata
    Class Amphibia
    Order Anura
    Family Centrolenidae
    Genus Cochranella
    Scientific Name Cochranella granulosa


    Other Names Grainy Cochran frog
    Size 2.3 to 3.2 cm
    Color Spotted white against a greenish-blue background
    Distribution Costa Rica, Honduras, Panama and Nicaragua
    Habitat Found in vegetation near streams in humid lowland and montane forests
    Diet Insects, spiders
    Predators Snakes, birds, and  mammals
    Breeding Season During or after rainy season
    Mode of Reproduction Oviparous (egg laying)
    Clutch Size 30 to 70 eggs
    Incubation Period 13 to 17 days
    Average Lifespan 10 to 14 years
    IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern

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    Published on May 25th 2017 by under Frogs. Article was last reviewed on 30th May 2017.

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