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Old Saturday 30th June 2018, 07:21   #1
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Leaf Frog in Mexico

I found this Leaf Frog in El Triunfo Biosphere Reserve, Chiapas in Mexico on 27 April 2011.
I don't know what it is so help is highly appreciated.
Thank you, Mark
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Old Sunday 1st July 2018, 19:27   #2
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Is it a Leaf Frog, the toes don't look right?

With the cryptic colouring, I'd say it was a terrestrial species?


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Thanks Andy. I did some furter research and found that it looks quite like Incilius macrocristatus or Incilius aurarius.
What do you think?
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Thanks Andy. I did some furter research and found that it looks quite like Incilius macrocristatus or Incilius aurarius.
What do you think?
What about cristatus or is 'macrocristatus' the same? I'd lean that way anyway but these things are as tough as it gets to ID, deep specialisation and in hand examination required usually.

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It seems that they are not the same. I. cristatus is very rare.
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