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Leptodactylus ocellatus (Criolla Frog)

Wikipedia Abstract

Leptodactylus latrans is a species of frog in the Leptodactylidae family. Its local name is Sapo-Rana Llanero ("Llanos toad-frog") or Rana Criolla ("Creole frog"); In Brazil it is known as Rã Manteiga ("Butter Frog"); the latter term is also used for congeners elsewhere.It is found in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay, Venezuela, and possibly Peru.Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, dry savanna, moist savanna, subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, subtropical or tropical moist shrubland, temperate grassland, subtropical or tropical dry lowland grassland, subtropical or tropical seasonally wet or flooded lowland grassland, rivers, intermittent
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EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 13.35
EDGE Score: 2.66


Protected Areas

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Atlantic Forest Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay No
Cerrado Brazil No

Prey / Diet

Eupemphix nattereri[1]
Hypsiboas albomarginatus[1]
Hypsiboas faber (Blacksmith Treefrog)[1]
Leptodactylus ocellatus (Criolla Frog)[1]



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Attributes / relations provided by
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3Ecology of a snake assemblage in the Atlantic Forest of southeastern Brazil, Paulo A. Hartmann, Marília T. Hartmann, Marcio Martins, Papéis Avulsos de Zoologia, Volume 49(27):343‐360, 2009
4Dieta e uso de habitat da jararaca-do-brejo, Mastigodryas bifossatus Raddi (Serpentes, Colubridae) em domínio subtropical do Brasil, Pedro T. Leite; Simone de F. Nunes & Sonia Z. Cechin, Revista Brasileira de Zoologia 24 (3): 729–734, setembro 2007
5Diet and habitat use of two sympatric species of Philodryas (Colubridae), in south Brazil, Paulo A. Hartmann, Otávio A.V. Marques, Amphibia-Reptilia 26 (2005): 25-31
6Dieta de Thamnodynastes strigatus (Serpentes, Colubridae) no sul do Brasil, Raquel Ruffato, Marcos Di-Bernardo e Gleomar Fabiano Maschio, Phyllomedusa 2(1):27-34, 2003
7Gibson, 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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