Hochstetter's Frog

Leiopelma hochstetteri

Summary 4

Hochstetter's frog (Leiopelma hochstetteri) is a primitive frog native to New Zealand, one of only four extant species belonging to the taxonomic family Leiopelmatidae. It is named after the German geologist Ferdinand von Hochstetter.

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  1. (c) David M. Green, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Leiopelma_hochstetteri02.jpg
  2. anonymous, no known copyright restrictions (public domain), http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Hochstetters_Frog_on_Moss.jpg
  3. (c) David M. Green, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Leiopelma_hochstetteri01.jpg
  4. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leiopelma_hochstetteri

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