Hemiphractus fasciatus


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Hemiphractus fasciatus, or the banded horned treefrog, is a species of frog in the Hemiphractidae family. It is found in central and eastern mountains of Panama, Pacific slopes of the Cordillera Occidental in Colombia, and northwesternEcuador. It is a relatively large frog that may readily bite.

Males measure up to 56 mm (2.2 in) and females to 59 mm (2.3 in) in snout–vent length. They have a distinct, triangular-shaped “helmet” on the head. Colour is light brown (sometimes yellowish or greyish) dorsally, possibly with some darker markings. The thighs are often barred. The ventral surface is brown, becoming darker on the throat and chest. source

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