Mountain Paddy Field Frog
© 2011 Dr. Peter Janzen (1 of 9)
Colour of dorsum is brown with dark brown or rounded patches, with or without a bright chstnut to pale yellow mid-vertebral band.Ventrally pale yellow. Throat. Breast and under side of thigh ans tibia with dark speckles in some specimens.
Distribution and Habitat
Life History, Abundance, Activity, and Special Behaviors
Possible reasons for amphibian decline
Habitat modification from deforestation, or logging related activities
De Silva, A., Molur, S., and Walker, S. (2000). CAMP Report for Amphibians and Reptiles of Sri Lanka. Conservation Breeding Specialist Group, Sri Lanka, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
Dutta, S.K. and Manamendra-Arachchi, K. (1996). The Amphibian Fauna of Sri Lanka. Wildlife Heritage Trust of Sri Lanka, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
Manamendra-Arachchi, K. (2000). ''Know your frog.'' Sri Lanka Nature, 2(5), 4-16.
Written by peter Janzen (pjanzen AT gmx.de), dght
First submitted 2005-05-17
Edited by Tate Tunstall (2005-09-06)
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