Duttaphrynus kotagamai

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Duttaphrynus kotagamai
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Bufonidae
Genus: Duttaphrynus
Species: D. kotagamai
Binomial name
Duttaphrynus kotagamai
Fernando & Dayawansa, 1994
Synonyms

Bufo kotagamai Fernando & Dayawansa, 1994

The Kotagama's dwarf toad, Duttaphrynus kotagamai, is a species of toad in the Bufonidae family. It is endemic to Sri Lanka. Its natural habitats are tropical moist lowland forests, moist montane forests, and rivers. It is threatened by habitat loss. Duttaphrynus 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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