astronomy-to-zoology:

Hemiphractus fasciatus

…is a species of hemiphractid frog that occurs in Colombia, Ecuador, Panama and possible Costa Rica. H. fasciatus typically inhabits humid lowland, montane and cloud forests. Individuals are active at night and will prey on other frogs and obsessionally small invertebrates.

Currently Hemiphractus fasciatus is listed as near threatened and faces threats from deforestation and pollution.

Classification

Animalia-Chordata-Amphibia-Anura-Hemiphractidae-Hemiphractus-H. fasciatus

Images: Brain Gratwicke and Edgardo J. Griffith

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