Frog of the Week

Lehmann’s Frog (Oophaga lehmanni)


Common Name: Lehmann’s Frog or Red-banded Poison Frog,
Scientific Name: Oophaga lehmanni
Family: Dendrobatidae
Location: Colombia
Maximum Size: 1.2 to 1.4 inches (31-36 mm)

These color poison dart frogs are named after Colombian biologist Frederico Lehmann. There are 3 different colors of the frogs shown above. The males of the species protect the tadpoles which involves separating the tadpoles by carrying them on their backs to new areas.


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