Bufo kotagamai

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Bufo kotagamai
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Bufonidae
Genus: Bufo
Species: B. kotagamai
Binomial name
Bufo kotagamai
Feonando & Dayawansa, 1994

Bufo kotagamai is a species of toad in the Bufonidae family. It is endemic to Sri Lanka. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, and rivers. It is threatened by habitat loss. Bufo kotagamaii is named after Prof. Sarath Kotagama. A grown male is 33-40 mm in length,while a female is 55-63 mm in length. Most commonly found at night. Lives commonly under rocks or decomposed leaves. Found in Massena, Kitulgala and Singharaja forests. Eats termites and grasshoppers.

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