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Glass Frogs of Costa Rica / Ranas de Vidrio de Costa Rica

Field / Identification Guide

By: Brian Kubicki(Author)

304 pages, colour photos

INBio: the Costa Rican Biodiversity Institute

Paperback | Jan 2007 | #169898 | ISBN-13: 9789968927253
Availability: In stock
NHBS Price: £39.99 $55/€45 approx

About this book

Language: Bilingual in English and Spanish

This field guide represents the first in-depth book ever written about this group of amazing little frogs. The first part presents general information about glass frogs and the characteristics of the family Centrolenidae. In this section, you will find information on family history, behavior and ecology of Costa Rican centrolenids, including aspects such as habitat, activity, feeding, reproduction, and embryonic and larval development.

The second part contains a detailed description of the 13 Costa Rican glass frog species. It includes information on their morphological features, similar species, sex determination, geographical distribution, natural history, call, egg masses, larvae and reproduction.

Summary in Spanish:
Esta guía de campo es el primer estudio a fondo publicado sobre las maravillosas ranas de vidrio de Costa Rica. Contiene información general sobre estas ranas y las características de la familia Centrolenidae, incluyendo su comportamiento, ecología, hábitat, alimentación, reproducción y desarrollo de los embriones y larvas.

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