gigantic, deeply weird South American frog: the Helmeted water toad, Chilean giant frog or Gay’s frog* Calyptocephalella gayi (long known. Synonymy with Calyptocephallus gayi by Duméril and Bibron, , Erp. Gen., 8: ; Synonymy (with Calyptocephalella gayi) by Cei, , Invest. Zool. Calyptocephalella gayi. Kingdom: Animalia. taxon_id: Phylum: Chordata. Class: Amphibia. Order: Anura. Genus: Calyptocephalella.

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Larval life lasts about two years.

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AMNH fossilagyi original designation. Archived at the Wayback Machine. By calypyocephalella this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Together with Conservation International and NatureServe, IUCN has led a comprehensive assessment of the conservation status for the world’s known species of frogs, toads, salamanders, newts and caecilians.

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Blog Friday 05 October Wildscreen With: Retrieved from ” https: Will find gayu uses of “Hyl. Will find all uses of “. Downloaded on 3 January Formulated diets for giant Chilean frog Calyptocephalella gayi tadpoles. It is aquatic and found in deep ponds and small reservoirs. Please donate to Arkive Help us share the wonders of the natural world.

Calyptocephalella gayi

We are not responsible for their content. Calyptocephalus ater Philippi,Supl. Interprets this as “Lithobates OR pipiens” so will find the union of all records that contain either “Lithobates” or “pipiens”: Name proposed as a synonym of Peltocephalus quoyi.


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Recovers only records that contain the word Lithobates AND “Costa Rica”, but excludes any record that contains the word “forreri” in any part of the record: This very calyptocephalellaa toad weighs up to 0. Share on Facebook Tweet Send email.

Gecko caudiverbera — Merrem,Tent. Caudiverba caudiverbathe helmeted water toadChilean helmeted bull frog or wide-mouth toadis the sole species of the genus Calyptocephalella in the family Calyptocephalellidae. Note on the calhptocephalella locality from E. After hatching, larval survival depends on the presence of vegetation as the existence of movements in the body of water maintain good oxygenation, but the presence of seasonal ponds with some degree of drainage is essential for hatching, as these sites contain fewer predators to the larvae.

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Calyptocephalus rufus Philippi,Supl. Views Read Edit View history.

Named as a synonym of Lacerta caudiverbera Linnaeus, Means that the results of the search will all records that have either of the terms held together by an OR.


Other causes cited are competition that occurs between X. Lacerta caudiverbera Linnaeus,Syst. Lindsey Paretti – Blood Island.

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The larvae prefer cooler areas of the body of water and protective aquatic vegetation, unlike toad larvae that occupy the same sites and have a higher degree of pigmentation that protects them from the solar rays. Help us share the wonders of the natural world. Webarchive template wayback links Articles with ‘species’ microformats. Means that the results of the search will all records that have either of the terms held together by an OR Lithobates OR “Costa Rica” Recovers all records that contain the word “Lithobates” or “Costa Rica”: Calyptocephalella canqueli Schaeffer,Bull.

Synonyms Calyptocephalella caudiverberaCaudiverbera caudiverbera.

Herpetology Notes

See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status as Caudiverbera caudiverbera in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young,Threatened Amph. Calyptocephalella gayi — Strand,Arch. Synonymy by Lynch,Misc. X Close Image credit. Peltocephalus quoyi Tschudi,Classif. Their cells react calyptocephalelka the pathogencausing hardening and, therefore, hyperkeratosis and death by asphyxiation. This page was last edited on 28 Aprilat