Greenhouse frog

The Greenhouse frog is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

Greenhouse Frogs like greenhouses, of course, but they also like lawns, especially when a sprinkler is going. Look For : A small, reddish-brown frog with dark blotches or 2 light stripes on its back. More

Greenhouse Frog - Eleutherodactylus planirostris - * Diagnostic Features: * Size: 0.5 to 1. More

Aspects of the topic greenhouse frog are discussed in the following additional content sources. * Magazines * Hugo's Frog Bar: solid, if a bit overshadowed. More

Description: The Greenhouse Frog was introduced from the Caribbean Islands. The brilliant scarlet eyes are set apart from the bronzy brown back. Either spots or two prominent clear brown stripes are located on the back. It feeds on small invertebrates. More

Greenhouse Frog - Eleutherodactylus planirostris A species overview, images, partial U.S. distribution maps, and other information about Eleutherodactylus planirostris (the greenhouse frog) is available on this site. More

* new Greenhouse frog information from HEAR - The frogs - Eleutherodactylus coqui coqui Eleutherodactylus coqui: Up to 52mm (2") in length; brown or gray-brown with variable patterns including More

* Greenhouse Frog – Eleutherodactylus planirostris * Eastern Narrowmouth Toad – Gastrophryne carolinensis * Green Tree Frog – Hyla cinerea * Barking Tree Frog – Hyla gratiosa * Squirrel Tree Frog – More

Amphibians : Greenhouse Frog - Eleutherodactylus planirostris Greenhouse Frog - Eleutherodactylus planirostris = Florida's Nonnative Wildlife. Species detail. More

Greenhouse Frog - Eleutherodactylus planirostris planirostris (invasive) - Insect cheep, the squeaking of shoes in a mini bball game Description & Identification: Small, may reach 1.5" (38mm). More

greenhouse frog is a smaller, quieter cousin that lives in similar habitats. Neither species appears to be poisonous. Coqui and greenhouse frogs have other key characteristics used to tell them apart (see poster below). More

Greenhouse Frog - Introduced Eleutherodactylus planirostris (click images to enlarge) Eleutherodactylus planirostris - Greenhouse FrogAppearance: Greenhouse Frogs range in size from 5/8 More

Native to the Caribbean, coqui and greenhouse frogs were accidentally imported to Hawaii hidden away on plants and flowers destined for nurseries throughout the State. With its tropical climate and a lack of natural predators, Hawaii has become a perfect second home to these invasive species. More

* Greenhouse Frog - Eleutherodactylus planirostris Narrowmouth Toads - Microhylidae * Narrowmouth Toads - Gastrophryne spp. More

Greenhouse Frog - Eleutherodactylus planirostris planirostris; (Grand Cayman, Cayman Brac) Size: 1 to 1 ½ inches SVL* – This frog has small toe pads. The body is mottled brown with a pale belly. More

Greenhouse Frog Eleutherodactylus planirostris planirostris Little Grass Frog Pseudacris (Limnaoedus) ocularis Southern Spring Peeper Pseudacris crucifer bartramiana Northern Spring Peeper Pseudacris crucifer crucifer Southern Chorus Frog Pseudacris nigrita nigrita Florida Chorus Frog Pseudacris nigrita verrucosa Ornate More

indigenous hylids (treefrogs), greenhouse frogs have indistinct toe pads (disks) and reddish eyes (Conant and Collins, 1998; Powell et al., 1998). The mostly developed young have a tiny tail at hatching (Behler and King, 1979; Conant and Collins, 1998). More

Greenhouse Frog Eleutherodactylus planirostris = enlarge + Greenhouse Frog More

Greenhouse frogs live on the ground in vegetation. They eat ants, small beetles, cockroaches, centipedes, millipedes, spiders, and earthworms. The greenhouse frog is originally from Cuba, but now lives in many parts of Caribbean such as Jamaica, Cat Island, and the Bahamas. More

The Greenhouse Frogs of the Genus Eleutherodactylus all have this island-colonizing ability in common, and it is the result of an amazing and very unorthodox amphibian adaptation. Greenhouse Frogs are small in size. More

The tiny greenhouse frog, one of two Caribbean frogs that has been spreading across the Islands, has been discovered on Guam, and scientists say that's bad news for Hawai'i. More

Greenhouse frogs have been illustrated by several authors (Wright and Wright, 1949; Smith, 1978; Behler and King, 1979; Ashton and Ashton, 1988; Dundee and Rossman, 1989; Carmichael and Williams, 1991; Conant and Collins, 1998; Bartlett and Bartlett, 1999; Thomas and Speith, More

Picture of Eleutherodactylus planirostris has been licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike.
Original source: EOL Species Pages Group
Author: Pierre Fidenci, Pierre Fidenci
Permission: Some rights reserved
Order : Anura
Family : Eleutherodactylidae
Genus : Eleutherodactylus
Species : planirostris
Authority : (Cope, 1862)