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Ghost Glass Frog

Ghost glass frog is a species of frog belonging to the family Centrolenidae, occurring in eastern Nicaragua, Panama, Costa Rica, and western Colombia. The species is arboreal and nocturnal.



    Kingdom Animalia
    Phylum Chordata
    Class Amphibia
    Order Anura
    Family Centrolenidae
    Genus Sachatamia
    Scientific Name Sachatamia ilex


    Other Names Limon giant glass frog
    Size Males: 2.7–2.9 cm (1.1 in)
    Females: 2.8–3.4 cm (1.1–1.3 in)
    Color Uniform dark green upper surface with creamy white belly and throat region; white or light gray   iris with black reticulations
    Distribution Eastern Nicaragua, Panama, Costa Rica, western Colombia
    Habitat Occur in bushes and trees along streams in humid lowland and montane primary and secondary forests at an elevation between 180 and 1,420 m (590 and 4,660 ft) above sea level
    Diet Soft-bodied insects, spiders
    Predators Snakes, mammals and birds
    Breeding Season During or after rainy season
    Mode of Reproduction Oviparous (egg laying)
    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 September 2019.

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