Archey's Frog

Leiopelma archeyi

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Archey's frog, Leiopelma archeyi, is an archaic, rare frog that is native to New Zealand, one of only three (or four) extant species belonging to the taxonomic family Leiopelmatidae. It is named after Sir Gilbert Archey (1890–1974), the former Director of the Auckland Institute. It is found only in the Coromandel Peninsula and near Te Kuiti in the North Island of New Zealand. This species, along with others in the family, have changed little over the...

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  1. (c) David M. Green, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Leiopelma_archeyi.jpg
  2. (c) Sara Smerdon, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), http://www.inaturalist.org/photos/2262643
  3. (c) Sara Smerdon, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), https://inaturalist.nz/photos/2093479
  4. (c) Sara Smerdon, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC), https://inaturalist.nz/photos/2093480
  5. (c) Tnarg 12345 at en.wikipedia. Later version(s) were uploaded by Gdr at en.wikipedia., some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/0/09/Leiopelma_archeyi_range.PNG
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