Samiksha Jaiswal

Daruma pond frog

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Kingdom  Animalia
Order  Anura
Genus  Pelophylax
Higher classification  Rana
Phylum  Chordata
Family  Ranidae
Scientific name  Pelophylax porosus
Rank  Species
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Similar  Frog, Amphibians, Dark‑spotted frog, Japanese wrinkled frog, Japanese tree frog

The Daruma pond frog (Pelophylax porosus) is a species of frog in the family Ranidae. It has two subspecies, P. porosus porosus (the Tokyo Daruma pond frog) and P. porosus brevipodus (the Nagoya Daruma pond frog). It is endemic to Japan. The average size of males is 3.5 to 6.2 cm, while females are from 3.7 to 7.3 cm.

Its natural habitats are temperate grassland, rivers, freshwater marshes, ponds, irrigated land, and canals and ditches. It is not considered threatened by the IUCN.

References

Daruma pond frog Wikipedia


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