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Bicolored Frog

Clinotarsus curtipes


greyish or brown above, with or without blackish dots; lateral fold lighter, edged with black; a blackish oblique spot or band below the eye; upper lip with a blackish margin; limbs dark purplish brown, without cross bands; light brown beneath, the throat sometimes dark brown.


forest floor and lower vegetation in the Western Ghats in south-western India.


I spotted this on a night hike in Periyar Tiger reserve.

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Gopal murali
Gopal murali 8 years ago

yes sir only on the closer examination of this pic.i found that the marbled brown patches are absent in this frog's leg which is present in fungoid frog.

dandoucette 8 years ago

No problem Gopal. I've updated. You're sure about it this time?

Gopal murali
Gopal murali 8 years ago

sorry for the wrong id sir i had some confusion hope u understand sir..

Gopal murali
Gopal murali 8 years ago

you are welcome sir:)

dandoucette 8 years ago

Thanks Gopal. It's great to see a spotting I posted over a year ago finally get a name.

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Kerala, India

Spotted on Feb 17, 2008
Submitted on Apr 17, 2011

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