Flat-headed Frog

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

The Bornean Flat-headed Frog (Barbourula kalimantanensis) is a species of toad in the Bombinatoridae family. More

The Flat-headed Frog (Limnodynastes depressus) is a species of frog in the Limnodynastidae family. It is endemic to Australia. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry lowland grassland and freshwater marshes. It is threatened by habitat loss. More

The flat-headed frog (Chiroleptes platycephalus) is a desert-dwelling Australian myobatrachid. It lives in burrows and is noted for its... More

Aspects of the topic flat-headed frog are discussed in the following places at Britannica. Assorted References * characteristics (in Myobatrachidae (frog family)) ...about 4 cm (1.5 inches) long. More

Philippine flat-headed frog on sand Philippine flat-headed frog on sandPrint factsheet Facts - Also known as: Philippine discoglossid frog Kingdom Animalia Phylum More

Images Philippine flat-headed frog on sand ARKive is working with IUCN - International Union for Conservation of Nature, to source images of the world's threatened amphibian species. More

flat-headed frog is another species that can also store water and live in its burrow until it feels moisture from the rain. Both breeds are native to Australia. More

The Bornean flat-headed frog gets all of its oxygen through its skin. Local gold-mining operations, however, are fast polluting the streams where the frog lives. More

The lungless (!) Bornean flat-headed frog, Barbourula kalimantanensis - 8 April 2008 by Sivasothi In advance of its publication in Current Biology (apparently in volume 18), news of the paper announcing the lungless frog (the Bornean flat-headed frog, Barbourula kalimantanensis) by More

flat-headed frog (Barbourula kalimantanensis) is the first to have evolved entirely away from having lungs. This runs counter to one of the key events in evolution, when animals developed primitive lungs and moved from water to land. More

contributed to the flat-headed frog's lack of lungs. It lives in cold, fast-flowing waters that provide a rich supply of oxygen and most likely lower the frog's metabolic rate. So to the frog, oxygen is in high supply and low demand. More

The Bornean flat-headed frog (Barbourula kalimantanensis) is ranked 152 on the EDGE Amphibians list, and is classified as Endangered by IUCN; the frog was known from just two specimens, collected nearly 20 years apart, until the recent expedition. More

The Bornean Flat-headed Frog, which looks a little unusual, in that it’s shape is rounded and features skin flaps and folds, was first sighted about thirty years ago and officially noted about one year ago, breathes through its skin in More

Flat-headed Frog, does not have any lungs. The world's largest is the 2ft Goliath Frog from Cameroon. Virginia has 27 anuran species of which 13 can potentially be found locally. 2008 has been declared the Year of the Frog. More

Order : Anura
Family : Limnodynastidae
Genus : Limnodynastes
Species : depressus
Authority : Tyler, 1976