BUDGETT’S FROG

Published By: Hari Palguna Mon, Dec 10th, 2012

Common Name: Budgett’s Frog

Indonesia Name: Katak Budgett

Latin Name: Lepidobatrachus asper

Classification: Order Anura, Familia Leptodactilydae

Description: This frog has a body length of 9-12 cm, 5-8 cm wide. Her body shaped flat, wide head with a blunt snout. Skin color variety is yellow, green, or brown. Wide mouth with sharp teeth. Eyes are round, seemed to stand, located at the top of the head. In the male, on the chin are black or dark colors.

Behavior: slow movement, rarely jumps, but the frog is a good swimmer. Frog is cast out his opponent with a loud voice, or biting.

Reproduction: females lay eggs as many as 1000-2000 Parent item placed on the leaves, in the clear water, temperatures between 26-27 oC.

Feed: Insects, worms, shrimp, fish larvae, small frogs, small reptiles, sometimes also eat small snakes.

Habitat: In fresh waters are shallow, muddy. In damp areas. Spread in South America.


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