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  Polypedates leucomystax
  Family Name : Rhacophoridae

  Taxonomic Group : Vertebrates (Amphibian)

  Synonyms : Rhacophorus leucomystax

  Common Names : Four-lined Tree Frog, Common Tree Frog

 
Four-lined Tree Frog,Common Tree Frog
  • Description
    • Description :
      Skin relatively smooth, limbs long and slender, feet with expanded flattened tips to digits. Brown, grey or yellow on the back, often with four thin blackish stripes. Females are considerably larger than males. Tadpoles are large (about 3 cm), with a dark greyish-brown body and white abdomen, and a small but distinct white spot on top of the snout.
  • Ecology, Habitat & Location
    • Ecological Notes :
      Nocturnal and insectivorous. Found mostly on trees, also on shrubs and long grass.  
      Habitats :
      Forest, Terrestrial, Urban
      Distribution :
      In Singapore, common in suburban and rural habitats, but also occurs in disturbed forest. Distributed in southern China and Indochina, the Malay Peninsula, Borneo, Sumatra, Java and the Philippines
      Nature Reserves :
      Bukit Timah Nature Reserve, Central Catchment Nature Reserve, Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve
  • Status
    • Species Status :
      Native
      Conservation Status :
      Common
  • References
    • Baker, N. & Lim, K. 2008. Wild animals of Singapore. Singapore: Draco Publishing and Distribution Pte Ltd. 180pp 

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