Taruga longinasus

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Taruga longinasus
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Rhacophoridae
Genus: Taruga
Species: T. longinasus
Binomial name
Taruga longinasus
(Ahl, 1927)
Synonyms

Polypedates longinasus (Ahl, 1927)

Taruga longinasus (common names: southern whipping frog, long-snouted tree-frog) is a species of frog in the Rhacophoridae family. It is endemic to Sri Lanka.[2]

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, freshwater marshes, and intermittent freshwater marshes. It is threatened by habitat loss.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Manamendra-Arachchi, K. & de Silva, A. (2004). "Polypedates longinasus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.1. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 12 November 2013. 
  2. ^ Frost, Darrel R. (2013). "Taruga longinasus (Ahl, 1927)". Amphibian Species of the World 5.6, an Online Reference. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 12 November 2013.