Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Mountain Hourglass Treefrog (Taruga eques)

In transition between tadpole and frog

English : Mountain Hourglass Treefrog / Günther's Whipping Frog
Binomial Name : Taruga eques / Polypedates eques
Sinhala : කඳුකර ගස් මැඩියා
T. eques is an endemic frog restricted to central hills elevation between 1200-2130 meters above the sea level of Sri Lanka . An hour-glass shaped marking can be seen on dorsum.

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