Nectophrynoides in a sentence
1. Some caecilians, the alpine salamander (Salamandra atra) and some of the African live-bearing toads (Nectophrynoides spp.) are viviparous.
2. The toad genus Nectophrynoides exhibits all of these developmental patterns among its dozen or so members.
3. Limnonectes larvaepartus, Eleutherodactylus jasperi and members of the Tanzanian genus Nectophrynoides are the only frogs known to be ovoviviparous.
4. Internal fertilization does occur in a few other genera, including Nectophrynoides, Mertensophryne, and Eleutherodactylus.
5. Most lay eggs in paired strings that hatch into tadpoles, although, in the genus Nectophrynoides, the eggs hatch directly into miniature toads.
6. Nectophrynoides is a genus of true toads, family Bufonidae.
7. The Ethiopian Altiphrynoides (includes Spinophrynoides), which lay eggs, were also part of Nectophrynoides in the past.
8. The genus Nectophrynoides contains 13 accepted species.
9. The Kihansi spray toad (Nectophrynoides asperginis) is a small toad endemic to Tanzania.
10. Nectophrynoides poyntoni, also known as Poynton's forest toad, is a species of toad in the family Bufonidae.
11. In 2003 Nectophrynoides poyntoni was reasonably common within its tiny range.
12. Nectophrynoides wendyae, also known as the Uzungwe Scarp tree toad or Wendy's forest toad, is a terrestrial toad in the family Bufonidae.
13. Nectophrynoides wendyae is a robust-bodied dwarf frog.
14. Nectophrynoides wendyae occurs in montane rainforest at elevations of 1,500–1,650 m (4,920–5,410 ft) above sea level.
15. Nectophrynoides cryptus is a species of toad in the family Bufonidae.
16. Nectophrynoides frontierei is a species of toad in the family Bufonidae.
17. Nectophrynoides laevis, the smooth forest toad, is a species of toad in the family Bufonidae.
18. The single specimen of Nectophrynoides laevis was found in the Uluguru Mountains in eastern Tanzania.
19. Nectophrynoides minutus is a species of toad in the family Bufonidae.
20. Nectophrynoides pseudotornieri is a species of toad in the family Bufonidae.
21. Nectophrynoides tornieri, Tornier's forest toad or kijula, is a species of toad in the family Bufonidae.
22. Nectophrynoides vestergaardi, also known as the Vestergaard's forest toad, is a species of toad in the family Bufonidae.
23. Nectophrynoides vestergaardi occurs in montane forests and their ecotone toward ericaceous vegetation.
24. Nectophrynoides viviparus is a species of toad in the family Bufonidae.
25. Nectophrynoides laticeps is a species of toad in the family Bufonidae.
26. Nectophrynoides laticeps lives in leaf litter on the floor on montane forest at elevations of 1,800–2,200 m (5,900–7,200 ft) above sea level.
27. Nimbaphrynoides occidentalis was first described as Nectophrynoides occidentalis by Fernand Angel in 1943.
28. A second species from Mount Nimba, Nectophrynoides liberiensis, was described in 1979.
29. Nectophrynoides paulae is a species of toad in the family Bufonidae.
30. The toads Nectophrynoides laticeps and N. paulae are endemic to the Ukaguru mountains.
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