Mexican Dumpy Frog

Mexican Dumpy Tree Frog (Pachymedusa dacnicolor)

Also called: Mexican leaf frog

This species is nocturnal, spending it’s days hidden under logs, rocks and things of that nature. It comes out at night to feed on insects. They have a distinct rusty reddish coloration on their bellies, feet and around the bottom of the mouth.

Location: The Pachymedusa dacnicolor is found on the western coast of southern Mexico in subtropical or tropical dry forests.

Breeding habits: The eggs of this species are laid on foliage above the surface of the water in ponds and swamps of Southern  Mexico. The tadpoles fall into the water after hatching.

Tan colored Mexican Dumpy

Close up picture of Mexican dumpy frog head

Mexican Dumpy Frog

2 Comments

  1. sachin

    October 18, 2014 at 2:35 am

    I love these frogs. I have one as a pet it is almost 6 years old. It eats crickets and meal worms.Had it almost my entire life.

  2. Walt

    December 5, 2014 at 1:11 am

    This would certainly be a very practical website for many of my work opportunities. We have a lot of frogs in a small zoo, I’ll be sure to stop back!

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