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Northern Glass Frog

Northern glass frog is a species of frog belonging to the family Centrolenidae, found in Central and South America. The species is highly arboreal and nocturnal. Males exhibit fiercely territorial behavior during the mating season.



    Kingdom Animalia
    Phylum Chordata
    Class Amphibia
    Order Anura
    Family Centrolenidae
    Genus Hyalinobatrachium
    Scientific Name Hyalinobatrachium fleischmanni


    Other Names Fleischmann’s glass frog
    Size Male: 1.9 to 2.8 cm
    Female: 2.3–3.2 cm
    Color Mainly green skin with pale yellowish spots; yellow fingertips
    Distribution Mexico, Belize, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Colombia, Ecuador, Panama, Suriname
    Habitat Moist lowland and montane tropical and subtropical forest near forest streams
    Diet Insects, spiders, other small invertebrates
    Breeding Season March  to November
    Mode of Reproduction Oviparous (egg laying)
    Clutch Size 18 to 30 eggs
    Incubation Period 10 to 15 days
    Metamorphosis Period 1 to 2 years
    IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern

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    Published on June 9th 2017 by under Frogs. Article was last reviewed on 7th June 2017.

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