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1. The male midwife toad (Alytes obstetricans) winds egg strings round his thighs and carries the eggs around for up to eight weeks.

2. The male common midwife toad (Alytes obstetricans) carries the eggs around with him attached to his hind legs.

3. The common parsley frog and the Alytes obstetricans pertinax dwell in the limestone lowlands near the Tagus in the south-east of the region.

4. Male midwife toads (Alytes) will carry eggs between their legs to protect them from predators, eventually releasing them into a body of water when they are ready to hatch.

5. However, some researchers suggest that Alytes and Discoglossus are different enough to be treated as separate families, implying resurrection of Discoglossidae.

6. The family contains three extant genera, Alytes, Discoglossus, and Latonia.

7. Family Alytidae Iberian midwife toad (Alytes cisternasii) Iberian or Portuguese painted frog (Discoglossus galganoi) Fossil discoglossid from Miocene (†Latonia seyfriedi)

8. In 1842, during his time with Louis Agassiz in Neuchâtel, he discovered the mechanism of apoptosis, the programmed cell death, while studying the development of the tadpole of the midwife toad (Alytes obstetricans).

9. Midwife toads (Alytes) are a genus of frogs in the family Alytidae (formerly Discoglossidae), and are found in most of Europe and northwestern Africa.

10. His description of the reproduction of the common midwife toad (Alytes obstetricans) was met with disbelief and only received credit when reactivated by Arthur de l'Isle du Dréneuf in 1872.

11. The Iberian midwife toad or brown midwife toad (Alytes cisternasii, in Spanish sapo partero ibérico) is a species of frog in the family Alytidae (formerly Discoglossidae) found in Portugal and western Spain.

12. The Betic midwife toad or Sapo Partero Bético (Alytes dickhilleni) is a species of frog in the family Alytidae (formerly Discoglossidae).

13. Alytes maurus (common name: Moroccan midwife toad, French: crapaud accoucheur) is a species of frog in the family Alytidae (formerly Discoglossidae).

14. The common midwife toad (Alytes obstetricans) is a species of midwife frog in the family Alytidae (formerly Discoglossidae).

15. Like other members of its genus (Alytes), the male toad carries the eggs around entwined on his back and thighs until they are ready to hatch.

16. and the Betic midwife toad (Alytes dickhilleni).

17. Among the amphibians are el sapo corredor (Bufo calamita), el sapo de espuelas (Pelobates cultipes), el sapo partero ibérico (Alytes cisternasii), el sapillo pintojo ibérico (Discoglossus galganoi), and el gallipato (Pleurodeles waltl).

18. Some species such as the midwife toad (Alytes), rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss), sweet chestnut (Castanea sativa) and horseradish (Armoracia rusticana) have been introduced with no adverse consequences.

19. Some amphibians are abundant in or near ponds and rivulets throughout the whole system, such as Rana perezi, Bufo bufo, Bufo calamita, Alytes obstetricans, Triturus marmoratus and Lissotriton helveticus, the latter also at high altitude, whether in intermittent or permanent bodies of water.

20. The toads include Bufo bufo, Alytes obstetricans, Bombina variegata, Bufo calamita, Pelobates fuscus and Pelobates cultripes.

21. In 1923, William Bateson sought her support for his critique of Paul Kammerer’s controversial work on the midwife toad (Alytes).

22. Female Iberian midwife toads (Alytes cisternasii) use courtship calls to distinguish themselves from other male competitors.

23. The programme also includes the Timon lepidus, Elaphe quatuorlineata, Blanus cinereus, Alytes, Ciconia ciconia, Sheltopusik.

24. It has been hypothesized that Electrorana may show genetic links with living species, in particular with Alytes obstetricans.

25. Betic midwife toads (Alytes dickhilleni) are endemic to the park and the massifs between Almería and Murcia.

26. The amphibians include Iberian ribbed newt (Pleurodeles waltl) in ponds and streams, Betic midwife toad (Alytes dickhilleni), common toad (Bufo spinosus), Spanish painted frog (Discoglossus jeanneae), Natterjack toad (Epidalea calamita), Mediterranean tree frog (*Hyla meridionalis]), Iberian spadefoot toad (Pelobates cultripes), Perez's frog (Rana perezi) and marbled newt (Triturus marmoratus).