Frilled tree frog

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Frilled tree frog
Frilled tree frog (Rhacophorus appendiculatus).jpg
In Danum Valley Conservation Area, Sabah, Borneo, Malaysia
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Rhacophoridae
Genus: Kurixalus
Species: K. appendiculatus
Binomial name
Kurixalus appendiculatus
(Günther, 1858)
Synonyms

Polypedates appendiculatus Günther, 1858
Rhacophorus appendiculatus (Günther, 1858)[2]

The frilled tree frog, rough-armed tree frog, or Southeast Asian tree frog (Kurixalus appendiculatus) is a species of frog in the family Rhacophoridae found in Brunei, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam.[2] Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical swamps, subtropical or tropical moist shrubland, rivers, swamps, freshwater marshes, and intermittent freshwater marshes. It is threatened by habitat loss.[1]

The size of this frog is 30–37 mm (1.2–1.5 in) in males and 45–50 mm (1.8–2.0 in) in females.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Diesmos, A.; Alcala, A.; Brown, R.; Afuang, L.; Gee, G.; Sukumaran, J.; Yaakob, N.; Tzi Ming, L.; Chuaynkern, Y.; Thirakhupt, K.; et al. (2004). "Rhacophorus appendiculatus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 22 June 2013. 
  2. ^ a b Frost, Darrel R. (2013). "Kurixalus appendiculatus (Günther, 1858)". Amphibian Species of the World 5.6, an Online Reference. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 22 June 2013. 
  3. ^ "Kurixalus (Rhacophorus) appendiculatus". Amphibians and Reptiles of Peninsular Malaysia. Retrieved 22 June 2013. 

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