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FAUNA PARAGUAY IMAGE GALLERY OF PARAGUAYAN AMPHIBIANS
FAUNA Paraguay Gallery of Amphibian Photographs and Videos
We currently have images of the following 67 species. An asterisk (*) before the species name means that a video is also available. We currently have videos of 24 species. Depending on the size of the video file and the speed of you internet connection the video may take a while to download. Once the image appears click on it to start the video, click on it again to pause it. Users of Mozilla Firefox may have some problems, the option works best with Internet Explorer.
The symbol (§) before a species name means that a recording of the vocalisation of the species is included in the image gallery. We currently have sound recordings of 33 species, one of which is still without an image gallery.
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To hear the call of the species click on the links!

Each photo in the FAUNA Paraguay database is coded for citation purposes. Complete database available on request.

Order Gymnophiona (3) Caecilians (Rafinesque 1814)

Siphonopidae (2/2) Burrowing Caecilians (Gray 1825)
PURPLE BURROWING CAECILIAN Lutkenotyphlus brasiliensis
SAO PAULO BURROWING CAECILIAN Siphonops paulensis

Order Anura (83) Frogs and Toads (Dumeríl 1804)

Hylidae (23/28) Tree-frogs
JIMI TREE-FROG Dendropsophus jimi
§ LESSER TREE-FROG Dendropsophus minutus
* DWARF TREE-FROG Dendropsophus nanus
SANBORN´S TREE-FROG Dendropsophus sanborni
§ SPOTTED TREE-FROG Hypsiboas albopunctata
* LINED RINKY DINK TREE-FROG Hypsiboas caingua
BLACKSMITH TREE-FROG Hypsiboas faber
UNIFORM RINKY-DINK TREE-FROG Hypsiboas pulchellus
* § RED AND GREEN TREE-FROG Hypsiboas rubrolineatus
* § PURPLE-BARRED TREE-FROG Hypsiboas raniceps
KURUPI TREE-FROG Hypsiboas curupi
WARTY SNOUTED TREE-FROG Scinax acuminatus
DWARF SNOUTED TREE-FROG Scinax berthae
* § TRANSLUCENT SNOUTED TREE-FROG Scinax fuscomarginatus
* § YELLOW-LEGGED SNOUTED TREE-FROG Scinax fuscovarius
* § LESSER SNOUTED TREE-FROG  Scinax nasicus
* § STRIPED SNOUTED TREE-FROG Scinax squalirostris
§ MILKY TREE-FROG Trachycephalus typhonius
* § EARLESS LEAF FROG Phyllodmedusa azurea
* SAUVAGE´S LEAF FROG Phyllodmedusa sauvagii
RETICULATED LEAF FROG Phyllodmedusa tetraploidea
CLICKING FROG Lysapsus limellum
* § LA PLATA PARADOX FROG Pseudis platensis

Leptodactylidae (12/14) Thin-toed Frogs
§ PARAGUAY BASIN ADENOMERA Adenomera diptyx
* § OVEN FROG Leptodactylus bufonius
CHACO FROG Leptodactylus chaquensis
* § ELENA´S THIN-TOED FROG Leptodactylus elenae
§ WHISTLING FROG Leptodactylus fuscus
WHISTLING STRIPED THIN-TOED FROG Leptodactylus gracilis
PEPPER FROG Leptodactylus labyrinthicus
* § CORALLINE FROG Leptodactylus laticeps
SMALL OVEN FROG Leptodactylus latinasus
* § MOUSTACHED FROG Leptodactylus mystacinus
OCELLATED FROG Leptodactylus latrans
§ SPECKLED-BELLIED FROG Leptodactylus podicipinus

Ceratophryidae (4/5) Horned Toads
* § CRANWELL´S HORNED FROG Ceratophrys cranwelli
LESSER CHINI FROG Chacophrys pierotti
* ROUND-EYED BUDGETT´S FROG Lepidobatrachus laevis
ORANGE-LEGGED BUDGETT´S FROG Lepidobatrachus llanensis

Cycloramphidae (2/4) Escuerzos
* § LESSER ESCUERZO Odontophrynus americanus
§ ORANGE-BELLIED ESCUERZO Proceratophrys avelinoi

Leiuperidae (9/12) Dwarf Frogs
§ NATTERER´S EYED FROG Eupemphix nattereri
§ PALE-LEGGED WEEPING FROG Physalaemus albonotatus
* § FOUR-EYED WEEPING FROG Physalaemus biligonigerus
§ CENTRAL WEEPING FROG Physalaemus centralis
§ CUVIER´S WEEPING FROG Physaleamus cuvieri
PAINTED-LEGGED WEEPING FROG Physalaemus aff. gracilis
MARBLED WEEPING FROG Physalaemus marmoratus
SANTA FE WEEPING FROG Physalaemus santafecinus
§ PARKER´S SWAMP FROG Pseudopaludicola boliviana

Bufonidae (8/14) Toads
SPOTTED RED-BELLY TOAD Melanophryniscus fulvoguttatus
KLAPPENBACH´S RED-BELLY TOAD Melanophryniscus klappenbachi
PARAGUAYAN RED-BELLY TOAD Melanophryniscus paraguayensis
LESSER GRANULATED TOAD Rhinella bergi
* § CHACO GRANULATED TOAD Rhinella major
ORNATE FOREST TOAD Rhinella ornata
* § ROCOCO TOAD Rhinella schneideri
* § COPE´S TOAD Rhinella scitula

Hylodidae (1/1) Crossodactylid Frogs
SCHMIDT´S STREAM FROG Crossodactylus schmidti

Microhylidae (6/6) Microhylid Frogs
SPOTTED HUMMING FROG Chiasmocleis albopunctata

MEHELY´S HUMMING FROG Chiasmocleis mehelyi
* § MUELLER´S NARROW-MOUTHED FROG Dermatonotus muelleri
* § BICOLOURED OVAL FROG Elachistocleis bicolor

MATO GROSSO OVAL FROG Elachistocleis matogrosso
CHACO OVAL FROG Elachistocleis haroi
Designed by Paul Smith 2006. This website is copyrighted by law.
Particular thanks to Pier Cacciali and Norman Scott for assistance in identifying
some of the amphibians featured in the image gallery.

Material contained herewith may not be used without the prior written permission of FAUNA Paraguay.
Photographs on this web-site are used with permission.