Rhacophorus arvalis

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Rhacophorus arvalis
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Rhacophoridae
Genus: Rhacophorus
Species: R. arvalis
Binomial name
Rhacophorus arvalis
Lue, Lai & Chen, 1995

Rhacophorus arvalis is a species of frog in the Rhacophoridae family endemic to Taiwan. It is a medium-sized tree frog; females are up to 6.5 cm (2.6 in) in snout-vent length, and males are much smaller.[2]

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, intermittent freshwater marshes, arable land, plantations, rural gardens, and irrigated land. It is threatened by habitat loss. Conservation measures include maintaining traditional agricultural practices.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Lue Kuangyang & Chou Wenhao (2004). "Rhacophorus arvalis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.1. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 16 August 2012. 
  2. ^ "Rhacophorus arvalis". BiotaTaiwanica. Retrieved 16 August 2012.