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Indian burrowing frog

Sphaerotheca breviceps

Description:

The habitat ranges from dry, arid land to moist deciduous forest. The microhabitat in which this frog is found includes leaf litter or under rocks, in crevices or in open spaces in arid areas. Its habit is stout. The head is short, with a rounded snout; the occiput is swollen, and the interorbital space isnarrower than the upper eyelid. The tympanum is distinct, about two-thirds the diameter of the eye. The skin above is smooth or granulate, with some scattered tubercles.The hind limbs are short.(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Indian_burrowing_frog)

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2 Comments

Dilan Chathuranga
Dilan Chathuranga 5 years ago

Thank you for the comment staccyh!!!Thanks Luis,Nuwan aiya,Jae & Rosa!!!

staccyh
staccyh 5 years ago

Awesome photo Dilan! :)

Dilan Chathuranga
Spotted by
Dilan Chathuranga

Polonnaruwa, North Central, Sri Lanka

Spotted on Dec 29, 2014
Submitted on Dec 29, 2014

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