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Unknown Robber Frog in Cuba.

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Old Tuesday 22nd December 2015, 22:10   #1
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Unknown Robber Frog in Cuba.

Robber Frog (Eleutherodactylus sp.)
12 November 2015. Cayo Paredon Grande, Ciego de Ávila, Cuba

I believe this is some type of Robber Frog. There were quite a few along the road. They were tiny, about half the size of a chapstick. I would appreciate help with specific identification.

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Old Wednesday 23rd December 2015, 07:25   #2
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This will only help to illustrate how difficult it is, the Colombian reference by way of example only :

http://research.amnh.org/vz/herpetol...utherodactylus

http://zoologia.puce.edu.ec/Vertebra...t_al._1994.pdf

Great little frog, whatever it is!

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Thanks. I received the following on another forum "Judging by the head shape, it is more likely a juvenile Peltophyrne sp - there are around 8 species on Cuba...."

What do you think?
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Take your pick, without the specimen it's just guessing.

I like frogs, snake food that hops!

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Confirmed as a young Peltophryne peltacephala orTschudi's Caribbean Toad. Thanks to Dr. Luis M. Díaz Curator of Herpetology Museo Nacional de Historia Natural de Cuba for the ID.
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