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Vietnamese Mossy Frog

Vietnamese mossy frog is a semi-aquatic species of frog belonging to the family Rhacophoridae, found in northern Vietnam. The species is nocturnal.



    Kingdom Animalia
    Phylum Chordata
    Class Amphibia
    Order Anura
    Family Rhacophoridae
    Genus Theloderma
    Scientific Name Theloderma corticale


    Other Names Mossy frog, Tonkin bug-eyed frog
    Size 8–9 cm (3.1–3.5 in)
    Color Patches of green and brown
    Distribution Northern Vietnam
    Habitat Primary evergreen rainforests, found in flooded caves and on the banks of mountain
    streams
    Diet Insects, small invertebrates
    Breeding Season April to June
    Mode of Reproduction Oviparous (egg laying)
    Clutch Size 8 to 10 eggs
    Incubation Period 7 to 14 days
    Metamorphosis Period Around 1 year
    Average Lifespan 12 to 15 years in captivity
    IUCN Conservation Status Data Deficient

    Vietnamese Mossy Frog Pictures Gallery

    Published on March 30th 2017 by under Frogs. Article was last reviewed on 16th March 2017.

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