Vol. 31 Núm. 2 (2015)
Notas científicas

Dieta de Craugastor raniformis Boulenger (Anura: Craugastoridae) en un area con bosque seco tropical del norte de Colombia

Argelina Blanco-Torres
Universidad Nacional de Colombia
Marta Duré
Centro de Ecología Aplicada del Litoral - CECOAL-CONICET
María Argenis Bonilla
Universidad Nacional de Colombia

Publicado 2015-08-16

Cómo citar

Blanco-Torres, A., Duré, M., & Bonilla, M. A. (2015). Dieta de Craugastor raniformis Boulenger (Anura: Craugastoridae) en un area con bosque seco tropical del norte de Colombia. ACTA ZOOLÓGICA MEXICANA (N.S.), 31(2). https://doi.org/10.21829/azm.2015.312994


We characterize the diet of Craugastor raniformis, a terrestrial frog that inhabits the tropical dry forest in Colombia. The diet is constituted mostly of orthopterans, millipedes, arachnids and ants. Considering the morphological characteristics of this species, diet composition, gut vacuity index, trophic niche breadth and diversity, we consider this species would behave like a sit and wait predator.


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