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Common paddy field frog

Fejervarya limnocharis


Common paddy field frog can be distinguished from similar two other Fejervarya species by the absence of the longitudinal ridges on the dorsal area of the body and having more or less round tubercles instead. It is one of the commonest frog of the island found in paddy fields, streams, ponds and such other water bodies. However sometimes it encounters even far away from the water. It is distributed in both wet and dry zones of the country below about 1400m a.s.l

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Nuwara Eliya CP, Sri Lanka

Lat: 6.69, Long: 80.80

Spotted on Jun 28, 2013
Submitted on Jul 5, 2013

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