A small frog in the grass, between a pond and the trail. We saw a much-larger Cuban treefrog in the same area of grass.
Poseen un color grisáceo con manchas. Osteopilus septentrionalis es un anfibios de gran tamaño. Habita en Cuba, las Bahamas y las Islas Caimán. Esta especie no es nativa de Puerto Rico.
Osteopilus septentrionalis, the Cuban treefrog, photographed in Volusia county, Florida (14 October 2014). Janson Jones, http://dusttracks.com.
Osteopilus septentrionalis, the Cuban treefrog (quite sickly after a cold front), photographed in Volusia county, Florida (06 November 2014). Janson Jones, http://dusttracks.com.
Small individual on the second level of an apartment complex.
1" long. Albino!?? Or just a juvenile?
Osteopilus is a genus of frogs in the Hylidae family. These species have a bony co-ossification on the skull resulting in a casque. Color varies between uniform brown, brown-gray, or olive with darker markings or marbled with greens, grays or brown, making a distinct pattern. The finger disks are round; the fingers with a reduced webbing; eyes and tympanum are large. Their natural range includes the Greater Antilles and the Bahamas, but O. septentrionalis has also...