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Heterixalus rutenbergi

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Kingdom  Animalia
Order  Anura
Genus  Heterixalus
Higher classification  Heterixalus
Phylum  Chordata
Family  Hyperoliidae
Scientific name  Heterixalus rutenbergi
Rank  Species
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Similar  Heterixalus, Frog, Amphibians, Heterixalus boettgeri, Heterixalus luteostriatus

Heterixalus rutenbergi is a species of frogs in the Hyperoliidae family endemic to Madagascar. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical high-altitude grassland, swamps, freshwater marshes, intermittent freshwater marshes, and arable land. It is threatened by habitat loss.

Description

Heterixalus rutenbergi averages 25 mm (0.98 in) in length. The dorsal surface of this frog is light green. It has five white bands bordered by dark brown stripes that run longitudinally along its back. On the sides of the limbs are two similar bands, and one along the feet. The ventral surface is cream-colored, and the undersides of limbs are orange.

References

Heterixalus rutenbergi Wikipedia


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