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Odontophrynus lavillai

(Odontophrynus lavillai)

Description

Odontophrynus lavillai (Spanish name: escuericito) is a species of frog in the Odontophrynidae family. It is found in northern Argentina, western and northern Paraguay, central-western Brazil (Mato Grosso do Sul), and eastern Bolivia. Odontophrynus lavillai is a fossorial frog. It occurs in open habitats from the Chaco to the Interandean Valles. Reproduction takes place in temporary waterbodies, including roadside ditches. It is locally threatened by habitat loss.

Taxonomic tree:

Domain:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum:
Class: Amphibia
Order:Anura
Family:Odontophrynidae
Genus:Odontophrynus
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