Introducing the Black-eyed Litter Frog

Hello! I decided to come up with a more fun way to present my findings, so here’s a mini infographic 🙂

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Original photo by Melvyn Yeo

 

In case that was too colourful, here is a table of all the important information!

Native or introduced? Native (first described in 1963!)
Habitat Forest floor
Natural Diet Insects
Territoriality Slightly, there has been a recorded instance of aggression when protecting territory (Read: https://lkcnhm.nus.edu.sg/app/uploads/2017/04/sbr2016-194-197.pdf)
Sociality Solidarity 
Activity Pattern  Nocturnal, can be heard at dusk (Listen: https://soundcloud.com/user-594921597/leptobrachium-nigrops-black-eyed-litter-frog?in=user-594921597/sets/frogs-of-singapore)
Where in Singapore? Bukit Timah, Central Catchment Nature Reserve

 

Sources:

  1. Leptobrachium nigrops. (n.d.). Retrieved from https://singapore.biodiversity.online/species/A-Vert-Amphibia-000011
  2. Leptobrachium nigrops Berry & Hendrickson, 1963. (n.d.). Retrieved from https://lkcnhm.nus.edu.sg/dna/organisms/details/783

Click to access sbr2016-194-197.pdf

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