Alytes obstetricans

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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.
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.