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  Hylarana erythraea
  Family Name : Ranidae

  Taxonomic Group : Vertebrates (Amphibian)

  Synonyms : Rana erythraea

  Common Names : Common Greenback, Green Paddy Frog

 
Common Greenback,Green Paddy Frog
  • Description
    • Description :
      The back of this frog may be green or brown, but the pair of white dorso-lateral band is characteristic. The call has been described as a 'squeaky warble'. Skin on back smooth, hind legs long and slender, tips of fingers and toes not flattened into disks. Topside bright green, sometimes brown, with two brown-edged white stripes; upper lip white. Tadpoles are large (about 3 cm), marbled brown and green, and usually occur in still water in ponds and ditches.
  • Ecology, Habitat & Location
    • Ecological Notes :
      Nocturnal and insectivorous. Usually found at water's edge or on broad floating leaves. Occurs largely in freshwater bodies.
      Habitats :
      Forest, Freshwater, Terrestrial, Urban
      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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