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Malabar Flying Frog

Malabar flying frog is a species of frog occurring in the Western Ghats of India. The species is one of the largest moss frogs. The frog is arboreal. Females are larger than males.

    Kingdom Animalia
    Phylum Chordata
    Subphylum Vertebrata
    Class Amphibia
    Subclass Lissamphibia
    Order Anura
    Suborder Neobatrachia
    Family Rhacophoridae
    Subfamily Rhacophorinae
    Genus Rhacophorus
    Scientific Name Rhacophorus malabaricus

    Other Names Malabar gliding frog
    Size Around 10 cm (4 in)
    Color Vivid green upper surface with pale yellow belly; webbing between fingers and toes is orange-red
    Distribution Western Ghats of India
    Habitat Tropical moist evergreen forest, secondary (disturbed) forest, deciduous forest, coffee plantations
    Mode of Reproduction Oviparous (egg laying)
    Incubation Period 5 to 7 days
    Metamorphosis Period 35 to 45 days
    IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern

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    Published on May 28th 2017 by under Frogs. Article was last reviewed on 30th September 2019.

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