Tuesday, April 29, 2014

Common Shrub Frog (Pseudophilautus popularis)

English : Common Shrub Frog
Binomial Name : Pseudophilautus popularis / Philautus popularis
Sinhala : සුලභ පඳුරු මැඩියා [Sulabha panduru mediya]
P. popularis is an endemic shrub frog restricted to wet zone of Sri Lanka. In IUCN red list this frog is concerned as 'Least Concern' due to its abundance and adaptability. According to IUCN Red List, Agro chemical pollution and rapid urbanization have become the main threats for this species.

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