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Leptodactylidae - Neotropical Frogs

 

Classification

 Kingdom: Animalia
 Phylum: Chordata
 Subphylum: Vertebrata
 Class: Amphibia
 Order: Anura 
 Family: Leptodactylidae

American White-lipped FrogMost of the species in this family are found in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean, but some species, like the American white-lipped frog, are found in the southern regions of North America.

The frogs in this family vary in size from ½ to nine inches in length. Most species are brown, brownish-green, or gray in color.

Some species live on land, other species are found in trees, and some species spend most of their time in the water. They are found from sea level to above the tree line in the mountains.

galleryLeptodactylidae Photo Gallery

 

World Status Key
Least ConcernLeast Concern Near ThreatenedNear Threatened VulnerableVulnerable EndangeredEndangered Critically EndangeredCritically Endangered extinct in the wildExtinct in Wild extinctExtinct
Status and range is taken from ICUN Redlist. If no status is listed, there is not enough data to establish status.

US Status Key
Threatened in US Threatened in US Threatened in New Hampshire Threatened in NH Endangered in US Endangered in US Endangered in NH Endangered in NH Introduced Introduced
Status taken from US Fish and Wildlife and NH Fish and Game

  New Hampshire Species

 

 North/Central American Species

None  

None

Species Around the World

Location Key
AfricaAfrica AsiaAsia AustraliaAustralia EuropeEurope North AmericaNorth America South AmericaSouth America New Hampshire SpeciesNH More InfoClick for More Info pictureClick for Image

Adenomera andreae Least Concern South America image More Info
Adenomera araucaria Least Concern South America Adenomera araucaria More Info
Adenomera marmorata Least Concern South America Adenomera marmorata
Andes smooth frog - Batrachophrynus macrostomus Endangered South America
Gray wood frog - Batrachyla leptopus Least Concern South America
Helmeted water toad - Caudiverbera caudiverbera Vulnerable North America
Amazon Horned Frog - Ceratophrys cornuta Least Concern South America
Robber Frog - Craugastor charadra Endangered North America
Rio Claro Robber Frog - Craugastor emcelae Critically Endangered North America
Robber Frog - Craugastor laevissimus Endangered North America
Robber Frog - Craugastor lauraster Endangered North America
Bob's Robber Frog - Craugastor punctariolus Endangered North America
Robber Frog - Craugastor ranoides Critically Endangered North America
Polymorphic Robber Frog - Craugastor rhodopis Vulnerable North America
Golfito Robber Frog - Craugastor taurus Critically Endangered North America
Rainfrog - Eleutherodactylus amplinympha Endangered North America
Merida Robber Frog - Eleutherodactylus briceni Vulnerable South America
Cook's Robber Frog - Eleutherodactylus cooki Vulnerable North America
Rainfrog - Eleutherodactylus fallax Endangered South America
Yellow split-toed eleuth - Eleutherodactylus flavescens Near Threatened North America
Rangel Robber Frog - Eleutherodactylus ginesi Endangered South America
Cricket Robber Frog - Eleutherodactylus gryllus Endangered North America
Hedrick's Robber Frog - Eleutherodactylus hedricki Endangered North America
Robber Frog - Eleutherodactylus iberia Endangered North America
Antillean whistling frog - Eleutherodactylus johnstonei Least Concern North America South America
Lancinis Robber Frog - Eleutherodactylus lancinii Endangered South America
Virgin Islands Robber Frog - Eleutherodactylus lentus Endangered North America
Interior Robber Frog - Eleutherodactylus locustus Critically Endangered North America
Robber Frog - Eleutherodactylus marahuaka Vulnerable South America
Robber Frog - Eleutherodactylus orientalis Critically Endangered North America
Paramo Robber Frog - Eleutherodactylus paramerus Endangered South America
High mountain eleuth - Eleutherodactylus patriciae Endangered North America
Robber Frog - Eleutherodactylus penelopus Vulnerable South America
Puerto Rican Robber Frog-Eleutherodactylus portoricensis Endangered North America
Richmond's Robber Frog - Eleutherodactylus richmondi Endangered North America
Virgin Islands coqui - Eleutherodactylus schwartzi Endangered North America
Dull Robber Frog - Eleutherodactylus unicolor Vulnerable North America
Big-eared chirping frog - Eleutherodactylus verrucipes Least Concern North America
Wightman's Robber Frog - Eleutherodactylus wightmanae Vulnerable North America
Mount Tucuche tree frog - Flectonotus fitzgeraldi Endangered North America South America
La Siberia Marsupial Frog - Gastrotheca lauzuricae Critically Endangered South America
Giant Marsupial Frog - Gastrotheca ovifera Endangered South America
Silver Marsupial Frog - Gastrotheca plumbea Vulnerable South America
Schmidt's Marsupial Frog - Gastrotheca splendens Endangered South America
Walker's sierra frog - Geobatrachus walkeri South America
Hydrolaetare De Schmidt - Hydrolaetare schmidti Least Concern South America
Caribbean white-lipped Frog-Leptodactylus albilabris Least Concern North America Caribbean White-lipped Frog <em>(Leptodactylus albilabris)</em> More Info
Leptodactylus bufonius Least Concern South America <em>(Leptodactylus bufonius)</em> More Info
Sapo-rana Boliviano - Leptodactylus bolivianus Least Concern North America South America Caribbean White-lipped Frog <em>(Leptodactylus albilabris)</em>
Rana Criolla - Leptodactylus chaquensis Least Concern South America Caribbean White-lipped Frog <em>(Leptodactylus chaquensis)</em>
Sapito Confuso - Leptodactylus diedrus Least Concern South America
Giant Ditch Frog - Leptodactylus fallax Critically Endangered North America
Leptodactylus flavopictus Least Concern South America
American White Lipped Frog - Leptodactylus fragilis Least Concern North America South America
  Rana Silbador - Leptodactylus fuscus Least Concern North America South America
Sapo-toro Amazonico - Leptodactylus knudseni Least Concern South America
Sapo-toro Laberintico - Leptodactylus labyrinthicus Least Concern South America
Rana De Los Viscacheras - Leptodactylus laticeps Least Concern South America
Urnero - Leptodactylus latinasus Least Concern South America
Sapito Leptodactilo - Leptodactylus leptodactyloides Least Concern South America
Sapito Listado - Leptodactylus lineatus Least Concern South America
Sapo-rana Rugoso Occidental - Leptodactylus lithonaetes Least Concern South America
Sapito Silbador Carilargo - Leptodactylus longirostris Least Concern South America
Myers' Thin-toed Frog - Leptodactylus myersi Least Concern South America
Sapo-rana Comun - Leptodactylus mystaceus Least Concern South America
Rana Debigotes - Leptodactylus mystacinus Least Concern South America
Sapo-rana Llanero - Leptodactylus ocellatus Least Concern North America South America
Sapito Rostro-palido - Leptodactylus pallidirostris Least Concern South America
Pará Thin-toed Frog - Leptodactylus paraensis Least Concern South America
Sapo-toro Comun - Leptodactylus pentadactylus Least Concern South America
Coastal Ecuador Smoky Jungle Frog-Leptodactylus peritoaktites Vulnerable South America
Sapito De Peters - Leptodactylus petersii Least Concern South America
Red-thighed Thin-toed Frog - Leptodactylus rhodomerus Least Concern South America
Sapo-rana Rugoso De Boulenger - Leptodactylus rhodomystax Least Concern South America
Sapo-rana Rugoso De Rivero - Leptodactylus riveroi Least Concern South America
Sapo-rana Rugoso Oriental - Leptodactylus rugosus Least Concern South America
Sapito Sabanero - Leptodactylus sabanensis Least Concern South America
Savage's Thin-toed Frog - Leptodactylus savagei Least Concern North America South America
Calf Frog - Leptodactylus turimiquensis Near Threatened South America
Smooth-skinned ditch frog - Leptodactylus validus Least Concern North America
Northeastern Pepper Frog - Leptodactylus vastus Least Concern South America
Cordoba escuerzo - Odontophrynus achalensis Vulnerable South America
Andes frog - Phrynopus iatamasi Least Concern South America
Junin Andes frog - Phrynopus kempffi Vulnerable South America
Santa Cruz dwarf frog - Physalaemus soaresi Endangered South America
Leopard Robber Frog - Pristimantis pardalis Near Threatened North America
Puerto Cabello Robber Frog - Strabomantis biporcatus Vulnerable South America
Water Frog - Telmatobius bolivianus Near Threatened South America
Lake Titicaca frog - Telmatobius culeus Critically Endangered South America
Water Frog - Telmatobius espadai Critically Endangered South America
Water Frog - Telmatobius gigas Critically Endangered South America
Water Frog - Telmatobius hintoni Vulnerable South America
Water Frog - Telmatobius huayra Vulnerable South America
Marbled Water Frog - Telmatobius marmoratus Vulnerable South America
Water Frog - Telmatobius peruvianus Vulnerable South America
Southern frog - Telmatobius sibiricus Endangered South America
Sucre Water Frog - Telmatobius simonsi Near Threatened South America
Water Frog - Telmatobius timens South America
Trueb's Water Frog - Telmatobius truebae Endangered South America
Chaco Water Frog - Telmatobius verrucosus Vulnerable South America
Sehuencas Water Frog - Telmatobius yuracare Vulnerable South America
Cochamba Robber Frog - Pristimantis ashkapara Vulnerable South America

Additional Information

Key: profile Profile Photos Photos Video Video Audio Audio

Adenomera andreae profile Photos Video Least Concern South America
Adenomera andreae is found in Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname, and Venezuela.
Source: AmphibiaWeb Intended Audience: General Reading Level: High School Teacher Section: No

Adenomera araucaria profile Photos Least Concern South America
Adenomera araucaria is found in Brazil.
Source: AmphibiaWeb Intended Audience: General Reading Level: High School Teacher Section: No

Amazon Horned Frog - Ceratophrys cornuta profile Photos Least Concern South America
The Amazon horned frog is found in Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, and Suriname.
Source: Animal Diversity Web Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Andes Frog - Phrynopus iatamasi Photos Least Concern South America
The Andes frog is found in Bolivia.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Andes Smooth Frog - Batrachophrynus macrostomus Photos Endangered South America
The Andes smooth frog is found in Peru.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Big-eared Chirping Frog - Eleutherodactylus verrucipes Photos Least Concern North America
The big-eared chirping frog is found in Mexico.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Bob's Robber Frog - Craugastor punctariolus Photos Endangered North America
Bob's robber frog is found in Panama.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Caribbean white-lipped Frog - Leptodactylus albilabris profile Photos Least Concern North America
The Caribbean white-lipped frog is found in the Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico, the British Virgin Islands, and the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Chaco Water Frog - Telmatobius verrucosus Photos Vulnerable South America
The Chaco water frog is found in Bolivia.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Cochamba Robber Frog - Pristimantis ashkapara Photos Vulnerable South America
The Cochamba robber frog is found in Bolivia.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Cook's Robber Frog - Eleutherodactylus cooki Photos Vulnerable North America
Cook's Robber Frog is found in Puerto Rico.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Cordoba Escuerzo - Odontophrynus achalensis Photos Vulnerable South America
The Cordoba escuerzo is found in Argentina.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Cricket Robber Frog - Eleutherodactylus gryllus Photos Endangered North America
The cricket robber frog is found in Puerto Rico.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Dull Robber Frog - Eleutherodactylus unicolor Photos Vulnerable North America
The dull robber frog is found in Puerto Rico.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Giant Ditch Frog - Leptodactylus fallax profile Photos Critically Endangered North America
The giant ditch frog is also known as the mountain chicken. At six inches in length, it is one of the largest frogs in the world.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Giant Marsupial Frog - Gastrotheca ovifera Photos Endangered South America
The giant marsupial frog is found in Venezuela.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Golfito Robber Frog - Craugastor taurus Photos Critically Endangered North America
The Golfito robber frog is found in Costa Rica and Panama.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Gray Wood Frog - Batrachyla leptopus profile Photos Least Concern South America
The gray wood frog is found in Argentina and Chile.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Hedrick's Robber Frog - Eleutherodactylus hedricki Photos Endangered North America
Hedrick's robber frog is found in Puerto Rico.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Helmeted Water Toad - Caudiverbera caudiverbera Photos Vulnerable North America
The helmeted water toad is found in Panama.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

High Mountain Eleuth - Eleutherodactylus patriciae Photos Video Endangered North America
The high mountain eleuth is found in the Dominican Republic.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Interior Robber Frog - Eleutherodactylus locustus Photos Critically Endangered North America
The interior robber frog is found in Puerto Rico.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Junin Andes Frog - Phrynopus kempffi Photos Vulnerable South America
The Junin Andes frog is found in Bolivia.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

La Siberia Marsupial Frog - Gastrotheca lauzuricae Photos Critically Endangered South America
The La Siberia marsupial frog is found in Bolivia.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Lake Titicaca Frog - Telmatobius culeus Photos Video Critically Endangered South America
The Lake Titicaca frog is found in Bolivia and Peru.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Lancinis Robber Frog - Eleutherodactylus lancinii Photos Endangered South America
The Lancinis robber frog is found in Venezuela.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Leopard Robber Frog - Pristimantis pardalis Photos Near Threatened North America
The leopard robber frog is found in Costa Rica and Panama.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Leptodactylus bufonius profile Photos Audio Least Concern South America
Leptodactylus bufonius is found in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay.
Source: AmphibiaWeb Intended Audience: General Reading Level: High School Teacher Section: No

Lesser Antillean Whistling Frog - Eleutherodactylus johnstonei profile Photos Least Concern North America South America
The Lesser Antillean whistling frog is found in Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Dominica, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Montserrat, Netherlands Antilles, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Marbled Water Frog - Telmatobius marmoratus Photos Vulnerable South America
The marbled water frog is found in Bolivia, Chile, and Peru.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Merida Robber Frog - Eleutherodactylus briceni Photos Vulnerable South America
The Merida robber frog is found in Venezuela.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Mount Tucuche Tree Frog - Flectonotus fitzgeraldi Photos Endangered North America South America
The Mount Tucuche tree frog is found in Trinidad and Tobago and Venezuela.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Paramo Robber Frog - Eleutherodactylus paramerus Photos Endangered South America
The Paramo robber frog is found in Venezuela .
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Polymorphic Robber Frog - Craugastor rhodopis Photos Vulnerable North America
The polymorphic robber frog is found in Mexico.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Puerto Cabello Robber Frog - Strabomantis biporcatus Photos Vulnerable South America
The Puerto Cabello robber frog is found in Venezuela.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Puerto Rican Robber Frog - Eleutherodactylus portoricensis Photos Endangered North America
The Puerto Rican robber frog is found in Puerto Rico.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Rainfrog - Eleutherodactylus amplinympha Photos Endangered North America
The rain frog is found in the Dominican Republic.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Rainfrog - Eleutherodactylus fallax Photos Endangered South America
The rain frog is found in Colombia.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Rangel Robber Frog - Eleutherodactylus ginesi Photos Endangered South America
The Rangel robber frog is found in Venezuela.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Richmond's Robber Frog - Eleutherodactylus richmondi Photos Endangered North America
Richmond's robber frog is found in Puerto Rico.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Rio Claro Robber Frog - Craugastor emcelae Photos Critically Endangered North America
The Rio Claro robber frog is found in Panama.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Robber Frog - Craugastor laevissimus Photos Endangered North America
The robber frog is found in Honduras and Nicaragua .
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Robber Frog - Craugastor lauraster Photos Endangered North America
The robber frog is found in Honduras and Nicaragua.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Robber Frog - Craugastor ranoides Photos Critically Endangered North America
The robber frog is found in Costa Rica, Nicaragua, and Panama.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Robber Frog - Eleutherodactylus iberia Photos Endangered North America
The robber frog is found in Cuba.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Robber Frog - Eleutherodactylus marahuaka Photos Vulnerable South America
The robber frog is found in Venezuela.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Robber Frog - Eleutherodactylus orientalis Photos Critically Endangered North America
The robber frog is found in Cuba.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Robber Frog - Eleutherodactylus penelopus Photos Vulnerable South America
The robber frog is found in Colombia.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Santa Cruz Dwarf Frog - Physalaemus soaresi profile Photos Endangered South America
The Santa Cruz dwarf frog is found in Brazil.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Schmidt's Marsupial Frog - Gastrotheca splendens Photos Endangered South America
Schmidt's Marsupial Frog is found in Bolivia.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Sehuencas Water Frog - Telmatobius yuracare Photos Vulnerable South America
The Seheuncas Water Frog is found in the eastern Andes of Bolivia.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Silver Marsupial Frog - Gastrotheca plumbea Photos Vulnerable South America
The silver Marsupial Frog is found on the Pacific slopes of the Andes Mountains in Ecuador.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Southern Frog - Telmatobius sibiricus Photos Endangered South America
The southern frog is found in Bolivia.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Sucre Water Frog - Telmatobius simonsi Photos Near Threatened South America
The sucre water frog is found in the Bolivian Andes.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Trueb's Water Frog - Telmatobius truebae Photos Endangered South America
Trueb's water frog is found in Peru.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Virgin Islands Coqui - Eleutherodactylus schwartzi profile Photos Endangered North America
The Virgin Islands Coqui is found in the British Virgin Islands.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Virgin Islands Robber Frog - Eleutherodactylus lentus Photos Endangered North America
The Virgin Islands robber frog is found in the U.S. Virgin Islands.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Walker's Sierra Frog - Geobatrachus walkeri Photos South America
The Walker's Sierra frog is found in Colombia.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Water Frog - Telmatobius bolivianus profile Photos Near Threatened South America
The water frog is found in Bolivia.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Water Frog - Telmatobius espadai profile Photos Critically Endangered South America
The water frog is found in Bolivia.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Water Frog - Telmatobius gigas Photos Critically Endangered South America
The water frog is found in Bolivia.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Water Frog - Telmatobius hintoni profile Photos Vulnerable South America
The water Frog is found in Bolivia.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Water Frog - Telmatobius huayra Photos Vulnerable South America
The water frog is found in Bolivia.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Water Frog - Telmatobius peruvianus profile Photos Vulnerable South America
The water frog is found in Chile and Peru.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Water Frog - Telmatobius timens Photos South America
The water frog is found in Bolivia and Peru.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Wightman's Robber Frog - Eleutherodactylus wightmanae profile Photos Vulnerable North America
Wightman's robber frog is found in Puerto Rico.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes

Yellow Split-toed Eleuth - Eleutherodactylus flavescens Photos Near Threatened North America
The Yellow split-toed eleuth is found in the Dominican Republic.
Source: Arkive Intended Audience: General Reading Level: Middle School Teacher Section: Yes