White-bellied pug-snout frog
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Distribution and Habitat
Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: India, Sri Lanka
R. variegata is found in Sri Lanka, southeastern India, Uttar Pradesh, Nepal. In Sri lanka R. variegata is only found in the lower parts of the dry zone. The author has found R. variegata next to human settlements and in garden areas.
Life History, Abundance, Activity, and Special Behaviors
Possible reasons for amphibian decline
Local pesticides, fertilizers, and pollutants
Dutta, S.K. and Manamendra-Arachchi, K. (1996). The Amphibian Fauna of Sri Lanka. Wildlife Heritage Trust of Sri Lanka, Colombo, Sri Lanka.
Manamendra-Arachchi, K. (2000). ''Know your frog.'' Sri Lanka Nature, 2(5), 4-16.
Written by Peter Janzen (pjanzen AT gmx.de), dght
First submitted 2005-05-01
Edited by Tate Tunstall (2005-05-05)
Species Account Citation: AmphibiaWeb 2005 Uperodon variegatus: White-bellied pug-snout frog <http://amphibiaweb.org/species/2209> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Oct 24, 2017.
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