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  Limnonectes malesianus
  Family Name : Dicroglossidae

  Taxonomic Group : Vertebrates (Amphibian)

  Common Names : Malesian Frog

 
Malesian Frog
  • Description
    • Description :
      Body robust, hind legs long and muscular, hind feet extensively webbed, head large and broad. Skin on back smooth, back reddish brown with a very thin white stripe down the middle and several small blackish blotches on the sides. Half of ear drum blackish. Throat mottled dark grey with a white dividing line down the middle. Males grow larger than females.
  • Ecology, Habitat & Location
    • Ecological Notes :
      Nocturnal, semi-aquatic and carnivorous.
      Habitats :
      Forest, Terrestrial
      Distribution :
      Found in the Central Nature Reserves and Western Catchment area.
      Nature Reserves :
      Central Catchment Nature Reserve, Bukit Timah Nature 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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