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Eleutherodactylus juanariveroi

Wikipedia Abstract

The plains coqui or (Spanish: coquí llanero), Eleutherodactylus juanariveroi, is an endangered species of coqui, a frog species, endemic to Puerto Rico. It was discovered in 2005 by Neftalí Rios, and was named after Puerto Rican herpetologist Juan A. Rivero, in honor of his contributions to Puerto Rican herpetology. It is only found in the old Naval Base of Sábana Seca in Toa Baja, Puerto Rico. It is characterized by a high-frequency, chip-like sound, a light-brown skin color, and a strip between the eyes. It is the smallest species of coqui.
View Wikipedia Record: Eleutherodactylus juanariveroi

Endangered Species

Status: Critically Endangered
View IUCN Record: Eleutherodactylus juanariveroi


Litter Size [1]  3
Snout to Vent Length [1]  0.681 inches (1.73 cm)

Alliance for Zero Extinction (AZE) Sites

Name  Location   Map   Climate   Land Use 
7 km NW of Caguas Puerto Rico  

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External References



Attributes / relations provided by
1Oliveira, Brunno Freire; São-Pedro, Vinícius Avelar; Santos-Barrera, Georgina; Penone, Caterina; C. Costa, Gabriel. (2017) AmphiBIO, a global database for amphibian ecological traits. Sci. Data.
AZE sites provided by Alliance for Zero Extinction (2010). 2010 AZE Update.
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