Common Coquí

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Coquí
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Domain: Eukaryotic
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Leptodactylidae
Subfamily: Eleutherodactylinae
Genus: Eleutherodactylus
Subgenus: Eleutherodactylus[2]
Species: E. coqui
Binomial name
Eleutherodactylus coqui
Thomas, 1966

The Common Coquí or Coquí (Eleutherodactylus coqui) is a species of frog. They live in Puerto Rico. The Coquí is an important symbol of Puerto Rico. They are known for their loud calls they make at night. They belong to the genus Eleutherodactylus.

References[change | change source]

  1. Hedges et al. (2006). Eleutherodactylus coqui. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN 2006. Retrieved on 12 May 2006. Database entry includes a range map and justification for why this species is of least concern.
  2. Heinicke, M.P., W.E. Duellman & S.B. Hedges (2007). "Major Caribbean and Central American frog faunas originated by ancient oceanic dispersal". Proc. Nat. Acad. Sci. 104 (24): 10092–7. doi:10.1073/pnas.0611051104. PMC 1891260. PMID 17548823.

Books[change | change source]

  • Robert W. Henderson and A. Schwartz (1991). Amphibians and Reptiles of the West Indies: Descriptions, Distributions, and Natural History. University Press of Florida. ISBN 0-8130-1049-7.

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