Rhinella major (Anura: Bufonidae) and Leptodactylus macrosternum (Anura: Leptodactylidae): predation and cannibalism by Leptodactylus macrosternum

@inproceedings{Sousa2016RhinellaM,
  title={Rhinella major (Anura: Bufonidae) and Leptodactylus macrosternum (Anura: Leptodactylidae): predation and cannibalism by Leptodactylus macrosternum},
  author={Jackson Cleiton Sousa and Raimundo Rosemiro Jesus Baia and Carlos Eduardo Costa Campos},
  year={2016}
}
Cannibalism among anurans has been documented for many species, both on eggs, tadpoles and post-metamorphic specimens. Here we make note of cannibalism among Leptodactylus macrosternum at the area flooded, municipality of Santana, State of Amapa, Brazil. The initial observation was prompted by following an distress call, revealed to be emitted by an individual L. macrosternum which was biting the hind limbs of the male L. macrosternum . For approximately 20 min we observed the attempting to… CONTINUE READING

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