Frog of the Week

Iberian Parsley Frog (Pelodytes ibericus)

Parsley Frog
By Benny Trapp

Common Name: Iberian Parsley Frog, Sapillo Moteado Ibérico in Spanish
Scientific Name:Pelodytes ibericus
Family: Pelodytidae – Parsley Frog family
Location: Spain and Portugal
Size: 1.5 inches or 39.5 mm for males, 1.6 inches or 41.5 mm for females

The Iberian Parsley frog is found obviously in the Iberian Peninsula. It’s called a parsley frog because of the green parsley looking spots on its skin. Males have darker throats than females.

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