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White-lipped Treefrog

Rhacophorus smaragdinus

Description:

Rhacophorus maximus lives in lowland to submontane moist evergreen forests. It lays eggs in foam nests built above pools and ponds. Outside the breeding season it is arboreal and lives high in the canopy. This frog was resting on rocks at the side of a little river.

Habitat:

River under one of the Living bridges of Meghalaya. Submontane moist evergreen forests

Notes:

Last 2 photos show the habitat. The living bridges of Meghalaya.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Roy Arun
Roy Arun 5 months ago
Giant treefrog
Rhacophorus maximus Rhacophorus maximus - Wikipedia


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9 Comments

pamsai
pamsai 5 months ago

Roy Arun. I am a bit confused about the name of this frog. Seems it might have been changed to Rhacophorus smaragdinus.
https://www.mapress.com/j/zt/article/vie...

pamsai
pamsai 5 months ago

Thanks Ashley for the nomination...

AshleyT
AshleyT 5 months ago

Your spotting has been nominated for the Spotting of the Week. The winner will be chosen by the Project Noah Rangers based on a combination of factors including: uniqueness of the shot, status of the organism (for example, rare or endangered), quality of the information provided in the habitat and description sections. There is a subjective element, of course; the spotting with the highest number of Ranger votes is chosen. Congratulations on being nominated!

pamsai
pamsai 5 months ago

Thanks SarahWhitt, yes the living bridges of Meghalaya were something else. Amazing !

pamsai
pamsai 5 months ago

Thanks Neil. Always nice when a spotting 'puts a smile on one's face !'

Neil Ross
Neil Ross 5 months ago

That is an incredible spotting, Pam. Such a beautiful frog, and amazing location too. Those living bridges are something else. Thank you for sharing. It's put a smile on my face :)

pamsai
pamsai 5 months ago

Thanks Ava. The living bridges were amazing...

SarahWhitt
SarahWhitt 5 months ago

NICE SPOTTING!! And I love that LIVING bridge! How COOL!!

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 5 months ago

Great habitat shots, and such a cute little frog!

pamsai
Spotted by
pamsai

Meghalaya, India

Lat: 25.21, Long: 91.91

Spotted on Oct 20, 2016
Submitted on Mar 8, 2019

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