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Three New Species Of Tiny Frogs Discovered In Papua New Guinea
2013-09-20 14:09:42

Three new species of tiny frogs from Papua New Guinea are described in the latest issue of Zookeys.

World's Smallest Frogs Found In New Guinea
2011-12-12 08:29:12

Field work by researcher Fred Kraus from Bishop Museum, Honolulu has found the world's smallest frogs in southeastern New Guinea. This also makes them the world's smallest tetrapods (non-fish vertebrates).


Latest Microhylidae Reference Libraries

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2008-07-25 16:01:33

The Great Plains Narrowmouth Toad (Gastrophryne olivacea), is a species of frog in the Microhylidae family. They are found throughout much of the south central United States from the state of Nebraska south through Texas, and into northern Mexico. Though not a true toad, they are often referred to as toads, because they are terrestrial. Great Plains Narrowmouth toads are a small (1.5 inches), flat-bodied species, with a sharply pointed snout. They are typically olive green to grey-brown in...

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2008-07-25 15:54:23

The Eastern Narrowmouth Toad (Gastrophryne carolinensis), is a species of microhylid frog. It is found in the United States, from southern Maryland to the Florida keys, west to Missouri and Texas. While not a true toad, they are so called because they are terrestrial. Eastern Narrowmouth toads are small, growing to a maximum of approximately 1.5 inches. They have an oval shaped body and a narrow head with a pointed snout. They vary in color from brown, gray, to green, often with black and...

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