New Species

New Glass Frog Species Discovered


A new species of Glass Frogs have been discovered. The frog was named Hyalinobatrachium yaku or Yaku Glass frog. Yaku means water in Kichwa as water is important to glass frogs and all frogs. It was placed in the genus Hyalinobatrachoium because it shares the traits of other frogs in the genus and because of genetic data. They were found in Ecuador in the Amazon lowlands.

Read the paper here.


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