Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Sharp-snouted shrub frog (Pseudophilautus cuspis)

An endemic shrub frog is confined to the wet lowland close canopy rain forests with little understorey from 150m to 660m a.s.l. Sharp-snouted shrub frog is active both day and night and during the day time it can be found among leaf litter on the ground. Vocalizing males can be found on branches and leaves above the forest floor during the night.
Recorded areas - Millawa near Morawaka, Mederipitiya and Wathugala near Deniyaya
Above individual was photographed near famous giant Navada tree of Sinharaja world heritage site from Kudawa entrance. 

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