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Pachymedusa dacnicolor (Mexican leaf frog)

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Wikipedia Abstract

The Mexican leaf frog, Pachymedusa dacnicolor, is a species of frog in the Hylidae family. It belongs to the monotypic genus Pachymedusa in the subfamily Phyllomedusinae. This frog is endemic to Mexico. The adult grows up to 100 mm in length, with an overall dorsal colour of green with scattered white spots. The underbelly is white with legs and digits of orange. This species has enlarged toes and golden eyes, and females are larger than males. They eat mainly insects and are nocturnal, spending the day in sheltered burrows or under stones or logs.
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EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
8
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
34
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 17.87
EDGE Score: 2.94

Attributes

Maximum Longevity [1]  9 years

Ecoregions

Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Use
Bajío dry forests Mexico Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forests
Balsas dry forests Mexico Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forests
Central American pine-oak forests Mexico, Guatemala, Honduras, El Salvador, Nicaragua Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Coniferous Forests
Jalisco dry forests Mexico Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forests
Sierra Madre de Chiapas moist forest Mexico, Guatemala, El Salvador Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Sierra Madre de Oaxaca pine-oak forests Mexico Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Coniferous Forests
Sierra Madre del Sur pine-oak forests Mexico Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Coniferous Forests
Sierra Madre Occidental pine-oak forests Mexico, United States Nearctic Tropical and Subtropical Coniferous Forests
Sinaloan dry forests Mexico Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forests
Sonoran desert Mexico, United States Nearctic Deserts and Xeric Shrublands
Southern Pacific dry forests Mexico Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Dry Broadleaf Forests
Trans-Mexican Volcanic Belt pine-oak forests Mexico Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Coniferous Forests

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Madrean Pine-Oak Woodlands Mexico, United States No
Mesoamerica Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama No

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Aplectana itzocanensis <Unverified Name>[2]
Cosmocercella haberi <Unverified Name>[2]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

    Maps
Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Los Angeles Zoo & Botanical Gardens
San Antonio Zoological Gardens & Aquar
San Diego Zoo

Range Map

Middle America;

Photos

Citations

Attributes / relations provided by
1de Magalhaes, J. P., and Costa, J. (2009) A database of vertebrate longevity records and their relation to other life-history traits. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22(8):1770-1774
2Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
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Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access