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  Hylarana laterimaculata
  Family Name : Ranidae

  Taxonomic Group : Vertebrates (Amphibian)

  Synonyms : Pulchrana laterimaculata

  Common Names : Masked Rough-Sided Frog

 
Masked Rough-Sided Frog
  • Description
    • Size :
      4.5 cm SVL
      Description :
      Previously confused with Rana baramica.

      Dorsal surface brown with dark blotches, ventral surface pale coloured. Ear drum black. Upper lip white. Skin on back and sides warty, long and slender hind limbs, with tips of digits not flattened. Its call is a high-pitched "yip-yip-yip" and can be heard in the evening.

      Tadpoles are elongated and reddish.
  • Ecology, Habitat & Location
    • Ecological Notes :
      Nocturnal, terrestrial. Feeds on insects. Often occurs with H. Baramica.
      Habitats :
      Freshwater Swamp Forest
      Distribution :
       Distributed in the Malay Peninsula and Borneo.
      Nature Reserves :
      Central Catchment Nature Reserve
      Nature Areas :
      Pulau Tekong
  • Status
    • Species Status :
      Native
      Conservation Status :
      Uncommon
  • References
    • Baker, N. & Lim, K. 2012. Wild animals of Singapore. Singapore: Draco Publishing and Distribution Pte Ltd. 180pp 

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