Common Name: Black-spotted Casque-headed Tree Frog
Scientific Name: Trachycephalus nigromaculatus
Family: Hylidae – Tree Frog family
Size: 3.14 – 3.62 inches (8 – 9.2 cm)
The Black-spotted Casque-headed Tree Frog lives in bromeliads or hollowed out tree branches in the primary and secondary forests as well as the coastal scrubs of southeastern Brazil.
The International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Red List categorizes the frog as Least Concern for Extinction. They have a wide range and very common throughout it. Potential threat to the species is habitat loss from cutting down the forests they live in to make room for cities and farms.