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  • n. The type genus of the Leptodactylidae; in some classifications it is placed in the family Bufonidae.

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  • n. type genus of the Leptodactylidae; in some classifications placed in the family Bufonidae

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  • The decision to remove 50 mountain chicken frogs (leptodactylus fallax) from their natural habitat was taken in the face of the spread of the chytrid fungus, which is devastating amphibian populations worldwide.

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