Rhacophorus tuberculatus

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Rhacophorus tuberculatus
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Rhacophoridae
Genus: Rhacophorus
Species: R. tuberculatus
Binomial name
Rhacophorus tuberculatus
(Anderson, 1871)
Synonyms

Polypedates tuberculatus Anderson, 1871

Rhacophorus tuberculatus is a species of frog in the Rhacophoridae family found in eastern and northeastern India (Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Meghalaya, and West Bengal) and southeastern Tibet, China.[1][2][3] It is known from tropical moist forests and bamboo forests. Breeding has been observed from bushes near to small forest ponds. It may hide in bamboo stems during the day. The species is threatened by habitat loss.[1]

Rhacophorus tuberculatus grow to a length of about 45 mm (1.8 in).[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Fei Liang; Lau, M.W.N.; Sengupta, S.; Bordoloi, S. (2004). "Rhacophorus tuberculatus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2004: e.T59025A11871440. Retrieved 24 August 2016. 
  2. ^ Frost, Darrel R. (2016). "Rhacophorus tuberculatus (Anderson, 1871)". Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 24 August 2016. 
  3. ^ a b "Rhacophorus tuberculatus (Anderson, 1871)". AmphibiaChina (in Chinese). Kunming Institute of Zoology. 2014. Retrieved 24 August 2016.