Alytes obstetricans

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Related to Alytes obstetricans: midwife toad
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Noun1.Alytes obstetricans - European toad whose male carries the fertilized eggs wrapped around its hind legs until they hatch
anuran, batrachian, frog, salientian, toad, toad frog - any of various tailless stout-bodied amphibians with long hind limbs for leaping; semiaquatic and terrestrial species
Alytes, genus Alytes - midwife toads
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(2001) Evidence of a chytrid fungus infection involved in the decline of the common midwife toad (Alytes obstetricans) in protected areas of central Spain.
The Purpose of This Assignment Is to Create and Optimize the Habitat for Hazel Mouse (Muscardinus Avellanarius), Alytes Obstetricans and Grass Clover (Lanius Collurio) in the Voerstreek.
Specifically, these files correspond to two anuran species; the Epidalea calamita (natterjack toad) and the Alytes obstetricans (common midwife toad), with a total of 605,300 frames, every one of 10 ms.