Kajika frog

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Kajika frog
Buergeria buergeri.jpg
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Rhacophoridae
Genus: Buergeria
Species: B. buergeri
Binomial name
Buergeria buergeri
(Temminck & Schlegel, 1838)
Synonyms

Hyla bürgeri Temminck and Schlegel, 1838

The Kajika frog or Buerger's frog (Buergeria buergeri) is a species of frog in the Rhacophoridae family. It is endemic to Japan where it can be found on Honshu, Kyushu, and Shikoku islands.[2] It is common in montane rivers and forests. It is locally threatened by habitat loss caused by dam building and construction of concrete riverbanks.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Kaneko, Y. & Matsui, M. (2004). "Buergeria buergeri". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.1. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 23 November 2013. 
  2. ^ Frost, Darrel R. (2013). "Buergeria buergeri (Temminck and Schlegel, 1838)". Amphibian Species of the World 5.6, an Online Reference. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 23 November 2013.