Luzon narrow-mouthed frog

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Luzon Narrow-mouthed Frog
Luzon Narrow-Mouthed Frogs ((Kaloula rigida) in amplexus.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Microhylidae
Genus: Kaloula
Species: K. rigida
Binomial name
Kaloula rigida
Taylor, 1922
An individual in the Philippines

The Luzon Narrow-mouthed Frog (Kaloula rigida) is a species of frog in the Microhylidae family.

It is endemic to the Central Cordilleras and Sierra Madres of northern Luzon, Philippines.

The Baguio City variety is divergent from the rest of the population found in the forested mountains of northern Luzon.[1]

Habitat[edit]

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, subtropical or tropical moist shrubland, subtropical or tropical seasonally wet or flooded lowland grassland, rivers, intermittent rivers, arable land, rural gardens, urban areas, irrigated land, and seasonally flooded agricultural land. It is threatened by habitat loss.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Blackburn, D. C., Siler, C. D., Diesmos, A. C., McGuire, J. A., Cannatella, D. C. and Brown, R. M. (2013), An adaptive radiation of frogs in a southeast Asian island archipelago. Evolution, 67: 2631–2646.

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