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Tierpark Chemnitz On-show stocklist for Amphibian House as of 10/09/2018

Discussion in 'Germany' started by TeaLovingDave, 17 Sep 2018.

  1. TeaLovingDave

    TeaLovingDave Moderator Staff Member

    16 May 2010
    Wilds of Northumberland
    On a recent visit to Tierpark Chemnitz, I took note of which species were on display in the Amphibian House there and compiled the following list of 54 taxa; species which were lifeticks for me are noted in bold:

    Anthonys poison-arrow frog (Epipedobates anthonyi)
    Australian green tree frog (Ranoidea caerulea)
    Axolotl (Ambystoma mexicanum)
    Banded bull frog (Kaloula pulchra)
    Bicolored poison dart frog (Phyllobates bicolor)
    Blue poison dart frog (Dendrobates tinctorius var. "Azureus")
    Bony-head toad (Ingerophrynus galeatus)
    Chinese giant salamander (Andrias davidianus)
    Chinese gliding tree frog (Rhacophorus dennysii)
    Common Indian toad (Duttaphrynus melanostictus)
    Common midwife toad (Alytes obstetricans)
    Common treefrog (Polypedates leucomystax)
    Cyan newt (Hypselotriton cyanurus)
    Dyeing dart frog (Dendrobates tinctorius)
    Eastern tiger salamander (Ambystoma tigrinum)
    Emperor newt (Tylototriton shanjing)
    European tree frog (Hyla arborea)
    File-eared tree frog (Polypedates otilophus)
    Golden poison frog (Phyllobates terribilis)
    Golfodulcean poison dart frog (Phyllobates vittatus)
    Greater siren (Siren lacertina)
    Green and black poison dart frog (Dendrobates auratus)
    Green mantella (Mantella viridis)
    Hellbender (Cryptobranchus alleganiensis)
    Himalayan newt (Tylototriton verrucosus)
    Iberian ribbed newt (Pleurodeles waltl)
    Italian alpine newt (Ichthyosaura alpestris apuana)
    Kaiser's Spotted (Neurergus kaiseri)
    Lanza's Alpine salamander (Salamandra lanzai)
    Long-nosed horned frog (Megophrys nasuta)
    Marañón poison frog (Excidobates mysteriosus)
    Marbled salamander (Ambystoma opacum)
    Mission golden-eyed tree frog (Trachycephalus resinifictrix)
    Okinawa sword-tail newt (Cynops ensicauda popei)
    Orange-eyed tree frog (Agalychnis annae)
    Oriental fire-bellied newt (Hypselotriton orientalis)
    Oriental fire-bellied toad (Bombina orientalis)
    Paddle-tail newt (Pachytriton labiatus)
    Portuguese fire salamander (Salamandra salamandra gallaica)
    Puerto Rican coqui (Eleutherodactylus coqui)

    Red-eyed Tree Frog (Agalychnis callidryas)
    Sambava tomato frog (Dyscophus guineti)
    Shangcheng stout salamander (Pachyhynobius shangchengensis)
    Smoky jungle frog (Leptodactylus pentadactylus)

    Splashback poison frog (Adelphobates galactonotus)
    Spotted fire salamander (Salamandra salamandra salamandra)
    Spotted poison frog (Ranitomeya vanzolinii)
    Spotted salamander (Ambystoma maculatum)
    Tonkin bug-eyed frog (Theloderma corticale)
    Wallace's flying frog (Rhacophorus nigropalmatus)
    Wanggao warty-newt (Paramesotriton fuzhongensis)

    Yellow-banded poison dart frog (Dendrobates leucomelas)
    Yellow-striped poison frog (Dendrobates truncatus)
    Yucatán casque headed treefrog (Triprion petasatus)

    Along with these species there were four empty exhibits which looked ready for new occupants; as the collection does hold at least another dozen or so species off-show - including several caecilian taxa - there is plenty of scope for additions.
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