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Offline Dimitri

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Glassfrog sp.? | Boana cf. cinerascens Hylidae)
« on: Mon, 28 May 2018, 11:56:13 AM »
Hi all,

This frog fell from the trees a while back during daylight hours. There's no good glassfrog identification literature I've come across for the region, anyone know the species?

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Dimitri
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Re: Glassfrog sp.?
« Reply #1 on: Mon, 28 May 2018, 12:04:23 PM »
More photos

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Re: Glassfrog sp.?
« Reply #2 on: Thu, 31 May 2018, 03:46:45 PM »
Closest to the Cochranella sp. on page 24 of FRAG '18, but the spots on that species seem to be more whitish than yellow. Yet another undescribed species?

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Re: Glassfrog sp.?
« Reply #3 on: Fri, 01 June 2018, 09:36:58 AM »
Hmm could be I suppose, what is FRAG '18 Auke? I can't seem to find anything about it.

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Dimitri

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Re: Glassfrog sp.?
« Reply #4 on: Fri, 01 June 2018, 11:12:42 AM »
It's the second edition (2018) of the Fiches de Reconnaissance des Amphibiens de Guyane. It's about 19 MB so I can't include it here, but if you can't find it online (I think I found a link in the Facebook group "Serpents, grenouilles et reptiles de Guyane") I'll get it to you per email. :)

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Re: Glassfrog sp.?
« Reply #5 on: Fri, 01 June 2018, 01:51:31 PM »
Found it, thank you very much! Indeed the glassfrog resembles Cochranella sp. most...maybe a new Cochranella species :D but I did not collect it.

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Re: Glassfrog sp.?
« Reply #6 on: Fri, 01 June 2018, 03:31:55 PM »
Glad you were able to find the FRAG. :) Where did you find the frog? Suriname? Too bad it's so difficult here to collect specimens for scientific purposes.  :-\

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Re: Glassfrog sp.?
« Reply #7 on: Fri, 01 June 2018, 04:18:37 PM »
Yup, Raleighvallen somewhere in the forest...we were doing camera trapping for TEAM when we encountered it.

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Re: Glassfrog sp.?
« Reply #8 on: Fri, 01 June 2018, 05:37:08 PM »
"TEAM"?

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Re: Glassfrog sp.?
« Reply #9 on: Sat, 02 June 2018, 11:58:36 AM »
Aah yes let me be more specific, TEAM is the Tropical Ecology and Assessment Monitoring that was being run by Conservation International in multiple countries across the world. For the terrestrial vertebrate monitoring, they used camera trapping. It's on pause right now due to lack of funding but will hopefully be continued (by AdeKUS) once funding is acquired.

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Re: Glassfrog sp.?
« Reply #10 on: Wed, 06 June 2018, 10:18:42 PM »
Hi Dimitri!

I believe this is Boana cinerascens.

Dick

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Re: Glassfrog sp.?
« Reply #11 on: Thu, 07 June 2018, 08:45:39 AM »
Hi Dick,

Thank you. I have certainly thought about that possibility, although at the time I had dismissed it due to some missing features. But looking at pics of cinerascens, I must say it looks more alike than compared to any glassfrog spp. I have seen. So in absence of alternative suggestions I will label it as such.

Cheers,
Dimitri