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  Microhyla fissipes
  Family Name : Microhylidae

  Taxonomic Group : Vertebrates (Amphibian)

  Common Names : East Asian Ornate Chorus Frog

East Asian Ornate Chorus Frog
  • Description
    • Size :
      2.5 cm
      Description :
      Head small and pointed, hind limbs long and slender. Body triangular in shape. Olive brown back and sides, with a broad pale stripes running along each side of the body, and a pale oblique streak behind each eye.
  • Ecology, Habitat & Location
    • Ecological Notes :
      Nocturnal, terrestrial, feeds on insects. Lays eggs in muddy puddles.
      Habitats :
      Forest, Terrestrial
      Distribution :
      In Singapore, occurs in Pulau Tekong. Distributed in Japan, China, Indochina, the Malay Peninsula, and Sumatra.
      Nature Areas :
      Pulau Tekong
  • Status
    • Species Status :
      Exotic / Introduced
  • References
    • Baker, N. & Lim, K. 2012. Wild animals of Singapore. Singapore: Draco Publishing and Distribution Pte Ltd. 180pp 
      Lim, K.P. & Lim, L.K. 1992. A Guide to the Amphibians & Reptiles of Singapore. Singapore: Singapore Science Centre. 160pp 

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