torrent frog

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  • Info Torrent frogs are a number of unrelated frogs that prefer to inhabit small rapid-flowing mountain or hill streams with a lot of torrents. more...
  • They are found in Sub-Saharan tropical Africa and are sometimes known under common name African torrent frogs.
  • The Eungella Torrent Frog is the only known Myobatrachid known to show its presence by the movement of its body.
  • If alarmed the Eungella Torrent Frog may jump into the creek where it will hide beneath rocks until the danger has passed.
  • The Eungella torrent frog was first noted to be in decline in the 1980s.
  • It is one of many, often taxonomically unrelated, frogs referred to as torrent frogs.
  • Both the genus and the family are also known by the epithets "tropical frogs" and "torrent frogs".
  • The informally assigned common name for frogs in this genus (and for frogs in certain other genera) is torrent frog.
  • The Eungella torrent frog is the only Myobatrachidae that is known to advertise its presence by the movement of its body and limbs.
  • Javan torrent frog males use high-frequency communication to overcome the noise of their riverine habitats that is dominated by low frequencies.
  • Its common name is Whitehead's Borneo frog or Whitehead's torrent frog.
  • Several species are highly convergent with other Ranidae "torrent frogs".
  • This is very rare among non-mammalian vertebrates, but has been shown for the related concave-eared torrent frog Odorrana tormota.
  • Many are commonly known as "torrent frogs" after their favorite habitat - small rapid-flowing mountain and hill streams -, but this name is used for many similar-looking frogs regardless of whether they are closely related.
  • Its common names include marbled sucker frog, marbled cascade frog, Pegu torrent frog, and many others.
  • Sumatran Torrent Frog has recessed tympanal membrane, which suggest that it is able to hear high-frequency sounds.
  • They are commonly known as "torrent frogs" after their favorite habitat - small rapid-flowing mountain and hill streams - but this name is used for many similar-looking frogs regardless of whether they are loosely related.
  • Odorrana tormota, also known as the concave-eared torrent frog, is a species of Frog native to China.
  • The Long-snout Torrent Frog on the other hand - formerly Huia nasica - is now in Odorrana.
  • Micrixalus kottigeharensis (commonly known as Rao's torrent frog) is a species of frog in the Micrixalidae family.
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