Glass frog (Centrolenidae) biologists belong to the order of tailless amphibians (Anura). They live in tropical areas of South America. Their feature is the almost complete transparency of the shells. That is why the glass frog got its name. Description and features Many representatives of this animal are light green in color with small multi-colored blotches.
Description and features When imagining prehistoric animals, we most often draw in our imagination five-meter mammoths or terrifying dinosaurs, that is, those creatures that can only be seen in pictures. However, the ancient representatives of the fauna should be attributed to creatures that we have known since childhood.
The Spur frog, like all its relatives, represents a detachment of tailless amphibians, being ranked by zoologists as a pip family. Similar, almost exclusively aquatic creatures got their name due to the presence on the hind limbs of the horn claws (reaching a length of up to 3 mm), which are equipped with three of their fingers.
Earthen toad belongs to tailless amphibians. This is a squad. The class is called simply amphibians. The squad has a family of toads. It includes over 40 births. They have 579 species. They are called earthy, because with the onset of cold weather and in the daytime during the hot period they hide in minks, they are buried between roots and stones.
The amazing ecosystem of the continent, which is almost all covered with ice, is fraught with many mysteries. The climate of Antarctica is very severe, even at the north pole it is much milder. Summer temperature here is minus 50-55 ° С, in winter months - 60-80 ° С. Only the ocean coast is warmer - minus 20-30 ° С. Fierce cold, very dry air of the mainland, many months of darkness - these are conditions where living organisms also live.
Kamchatka crab is actually cancer. This is the biological affiliation of the species. The name was given to him for the outward resemblance to crabs. They are shorter than crayfish, have a not so large abdomen, are devoid of a tail and move sideways. Crayfish, as you know, love to backtrack. Since the Kamchatka species resembles a crab, it belongs to the genus of craboids.
What living creatures you will not meet in the wild. Each has its own difference, special uniqueness. It would seem ordinary toads, which may be unusual in them. It is worth getting to know them better. Description and structural features of the Surinamese pipa The Surinamese pipa is a toad belonging to the amphibian tailless pipa family.
In the world of wildlife, a huge number of amazing creatures. They are divided into many groups, including fish, insects, predators, amphibians, etc. All these groups are unique, however, the latter does not have so many fans. Yes, the appearance of slippery little creatures, indeed, may seem repulsive, however, they also deserve attention.
It is probably hard to find a person who spoke fondly of earthen toad. On the contrary, various fables are invented, for example, some think that warts, or even death, may appear from the touch of amphibians. And few people know that they are the orderlies of agricultural crops.
Everyone who is passionate about the world of aquariums, sooner or later pays attention to the fact that not only fish can live in it, but also other, more interesting inhabitants, for example, the Spur frog. Description and features of the Spur frog Spur frogs, so popular among aquarists, are very ancient amphibians.
Characteristics and habitat of the sharp-faced frog Frogs are very common creatures. These amphibians, or, as they are also called, amphibians, are bred in many in the bowels of the marshes and in the floodplains of the rivers, and are caught in agricultural arable lands. In the warm months of grace, such living creatures can often be observed on the shores of reservoirs with a small current and in forests.
The wonders of the animal world are inexhaustible. The less accessible the area, the more exotic the inhabitants living in it. Above ordinary, and below transparent, like glass, a tailless amphibian lives in tropical zones of South America. Features and habitat of a glass frog In the impenetrable swamps of southern Mexico, northern Paraguay, Argentina, where people cannot reach, a small glass frog (Centrolenidae) feels comfortable.
Ambistoma is an amphibian isolated in the order of caudate. Widely distributed in America, used in Russia by aquarists. Features and habitat of the ombistoma In its appearance, it resembles a lizard known to many people, and in the territory of American countries it was even dubbed a mole salamander.
From the point of view of zoology, crabs and crayfish belong to the same species. These animals have their own categories of definition and their own hierarchy. And among them there are also giants, such as the Kamchatka crab, which, despite the name, is considered to be hermit crabs. The appearance of the king crab The appearance of the king crab is really very similar to other crabs, but still the animal belongs to the craboids and is distinguished primarily by the reduced fifth pair of legs.
Features and habitat of the salamander The salamander is an amphibian animal that was feared by people in ancient times. They composed myths about her and attributed mystical abilities to her. This is mainly due to its toxicity and bizarre color. If you translate her name from the Persian language, it turns out - "burning from the inside."
At the mention of Goliath, most people recall the biblical story from the Old Testament, when the great Philistine warrior was defeated by the future king of Judea, David. This fight ended with one of the most shameful defeats in the history of mankind. However, Goliath, not only a character from the Bible, is the name of the world's largest frog.
The crested newt belongs to the family of the real salamander, a detachment of caudate amphibians. This animal was first mentioned by a naturalist from Sweden C. Gesner in the middle of the XVI century, calling it a "water lizard". The family itself at the moment includes almost a hundred species of caudate amphibians, but only four of them are distributed in Russia.
Features and habitat of the triton ordinary Common Triton belong to the class of amphibians. Because his life takes place in two elements: water and land. This type of amphibian lizard is widespread throughout Europe. He is the smallest of all that can be found in Russia. The size of the triton varies between 9-12 cm, and half of it is the tail.
Features and habitat. This animal can still be called a four-fingered newt, but the more familiar name is Siberian coal-toothed. The triton has a brown color in the upper part of the body, but the color is not monotonous; various specks, stains, stripes can be observed, but they are not brightly colored. The tones of the primary color (brown) triton has several.
Surinamese pipa is a toad that can be found in the waters of the Amazon in South America. This species belongs to the Pip family, the amphibian class. The unique frog is able to bear offspring right on its back for almost three months. Description and structural features of the Surinamese pipa A distinctive feature of an amphibian is the structure of its body.