Friday, April 3, 2015

Kirtisinghe's frog (Zakerana kirtisinghei)

English: Kirtisinghe's frog
Binomial Name: Fejervarya kirtisinghei/Zakerana kirtisinghei
Sinhala: කීර්තිසිංහගේ මැඩියා[Kirtisinghe madiya]

An endemic widely distributed common frog found in Sri Lanka. Population has been distributed in the altitude range of 150-1580m. Adults are semi-aquatic. In IUCN Red List it is listed in 'Least Concern' category. Agrochemical pollution has become the major threat for this species.

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