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    • Chiromantis rufescens
    • Polypedates rufescens
  • English
    • African foam-nest tree frog
    • African Foam-nest Treefrog
    • Western Foam-nest Tree Frog

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

P1030720

What

African foam-nest tree frog Chiromantis rufescens

Observer

muir

Date

March 3, 2012 10:36 PM EST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

P1030674

What

African foam-nest tree frog Chiromantis rufescens

Observer

muir

Date

March 3, 2012 09:37 PM EST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Egg foam

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Photos / Sounds

What

African foam-nest tree frog Chiromantis rufescens

Observer

muir

Date

March 3, 2012 09:23 PM EST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

various individuals pictured

Photos / Sounds

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What

African foam-nest tree frog Chiromantis rufescens

Observer

gregor

Date

March 22, 2011

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

African foam-nest tree frog Chiromantis rufescens

Observer

tleuteritz

Date

December 9, 2009

Description

Photographed at Carrefour BOLOKOBOUE (near road to ENEF). Foam nest within a few meters.

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

briangratwicke

Date

December 16, 2009

Place

Libreville (Google, OSM)
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Description from Wikipedia

The African foam-nest tree frog (Chiromantis rufescens) is a frogfound in the tropical rainforests of Central Africa. Its upper body is a brownish color, tinged rust, and it has small dark spots around its head and pelvis. The frog lives in trees, and builds its nest on branches overhanging water. It is called the foam-nest tree frog because its nest consists of air bubbles, wrapped in leaf. When its larvae hatch, they fall into the water...

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Conservation Summary

    Source: IUCN 2011. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.2. . Downloaded on 10 November 2011.