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Nicaragua Giant Glass Frog

Nicaragua giant glass frog is a medium-sized species of frog belonging to the family Centrolenidae, occurring in Ecuador, Colombia, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, and Honduras. The species is nocturnal. Males are highly territorial.



    Kingdom Animalia
    Phylum Chordata
    Class Amphibia
    Order Anura
    Family Centrolenidae
    Genus Espadarana
    Scientific Name Espadarana prosoblepon


    Other Names Emerald glass frog
    Size Males: 2.1 – 2.8 cm
    Females: 2.5 – 3.1 cm
    Color Emerald green upper surface with black flecks; yellow underside
    Distribution Ecuador, Colombia, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Panama, and Honduras
    Habitat Lowland tropical forests, montane cloud forests
    Diet Soft-bodied insects, spiders
    Breeding Season May to November
    Mode of Reproduction Oviparous (egg laying)
    Clutch Size Around 20 eggs
    Incubation Period Around 10 days
    Average Lifespan 10 to 14 years
    IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern

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    Published on May 27th 2017 by under Frogs. Article was last reviewed on 16th May 2017.

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