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  Leptobrachium nigrops
  Family Name : Megophryidae

  Taxonomic Group : Vertebrates (Amphibian)

  Common Names : Black-eyed Litter Frog

 
Black-eyed Litter Frog
  • Description
    • Description :
      Head large, limbs short and slender. Grey or brown with black irregular blotches on back and sides. Underside white with blackish specks. Eyes black. Tadpoles almost entirely black and large (about 4cm).
  • Ecology, Habitat & Location
    • Ecological Notes :
      Nocturnal and insectivorous. Lives among leaf litter on forest floor. Confined to the Central Nature Reserves.
      Habitats :
      Forest, Terrestrial
      Nature Reserves :
      Bukit Timah Nature Reserve, Central Catchment Nature Reserve
  • Status
    • Species Status :
      Native
      Conservation Status :
      Common
      Singapore Red Data Book 1994 status :
      Vulnerable (V)
  • References
    • Baker, N. & Lim, K. 2008. Wild animals of Singapore. Singapore: Draco Publishing and Distribution Pte Ltd. 180pp 

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