At afternoon ( 1600 )..
Near road there is little pond .. We found 6 individuals of species. We played recorded call of same species there . On 2nd try one of the male from that pond started calling . It was responding to our recorded call
11 Individuals were observed . The land is in construction and digging is done by workers . Shrubs are rooted out and individuals which were in hibernation observed. .
( Shamrao nagar )
Species of cricket from found in western ghats of India.
Medium sized frog with brownish coloration. Hind limbs overlap when folded at right angle to the body. Toes are webbed , 4th toe longest. Sub articular tubercle reaches in between tympanum and eye. Fingers are not webbed , 3rd finger longest and 2nd toe shortest. Tympanum present , supra tympanic fold present. rows of skin folds are present on back. Yellow thin strip present from snout to vent. Snout is pointed .
Easy way to Id - Sharp slop from nostrils to tip of snout , Large tympanum.
Small frog with small mouth , yellowish body with dark arrow like marking on back. Dark grey coloration on throat.
Toes webbed but not fingers . 2nd hind limb finger ( toe ) longest , 3rd for limb finger ( Finger ) longest. Hind limb touches each other when folded at right angle to the body. Tympanum light colored and indistinct , indistinct supra tympanic fold .
Sited under rock.
This is pre frog and post tadpole stage . Known as froglet ( Frog with tail ) ..
Medium sized frog , webbing on toes present but not on fingers , tympanum very distinct , Sharp slope from nostrils to tip of snout .
Common tree frog found in western ghats of India. Fingers and toes are modified into large discs . Webing on toes present . Tympanum large and distinct . Lots of morphs found in the species.
Largest species of Frog in India
Indirana leithii is commonly found in Westen ghats of India . This genus shows discs on fingers and toes .
Euphlyctis cyanophlyctis is sps of Pond frog found in western ghats of India .
Found in sugar cane cultivation . Semi desert region .
Kokan Bush Frog , ( Raorchestes bombayensis ) ..
common species of Bush frog ( Rahcophoridae ) from western ghats of India. Small sized from ( SVL 20mm ) . Yellowish pink body with dark patch on head in between two upper eyelids. Tympanum is not so clear , Supra tympanic fold present . Webbing absent on fingers and toes , discs present on fingers as well as on toes . 3rd finger is longest. Hind limbs do not overlap when folded at right angle to the body. Black and yellow patch on interior region of hind limbs . Male with white vocal sac.
Very common Bufo found in Western ghats of India. Medium sized. prominent ridges and glands behind tympanum. Tympanum very distinct. Toes and fingers are not webbed.
IUCN VU Species... Goa ( India ) have large distribution of his species.
Vomerine teeth in two oblique groups just behind the level of the choanae. A free, pointed papilla on the middle of the tongue. Head moderate; snout obtuse, with obtuse canthus rostralis and concM e loreal region; nostril nearer to the end of the snout than to the eye; interorbital space a little narrower than the upper eyelid• tympanum distinct, two thirds the diameter of the eye. Fingers moderate, first not extending quite as for as second; toes two-thirds webbed, the web reaching the disks of the third and fifth toes; tips of fingers and toes dilated into small but well-developed disks; subarticular tubercles moderate; a single, small, oval inner metatarsal tubercle; no tarsal fold. The tibio-tarsal articulation reaches halfway between the eye and the end of the snout. Skin of back with small scattered longitudinal warts; a strong fold from the eye to the shoulder. Brown above, with small dark spots; limbs with dark transverse bands; lower parts white, throat mottled with brown. From snout to vent 1.25 inches.
Pseudophilautus amboli ( Amboli bush frog ) is newly added bush frog from western ghats of India. This species was in Genus Philautus but new studies placed it into Pseudophilautus
We were on gecko hunt .I moved a rock and found this one
A newly added bush frog . Body is darkish black colored . Snout is actually pointed. Discs on fingers and on toes . Fingers are unwebbed but toes are half webbed. Tympanum is slightly smaller than eye.. Also known as Amboli bush frog
Pseudophilautus wynaadensis is a bush frog from family Rachophoridae . Pinkish yellow color and actually pointed snout is the main characters of this sps
Raorchestes wynaadensis is a bush frog from family Rachophoridae . Pinkish yellow color and actually pointed snout is the main characters of this sps