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Philautus kempiae

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Philautus kempiae
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Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Rhacophoridae
Genus: Philautus
P. kempiae
Binomial name
Philautus kempiae
(Boulenger, 1919)
  • Ixalus kempiae Boulenger, 1919
  • Rhacophorus (Philautus) kempiae Ahl, 1931
  • Philautus kempiae Bourret, 1942
  • Philautus (Philautus) kempiae Bossuyt and Dubois, 2001
  • Philautus kempii Chanda, 2002

The Tura bubble-nest frog, Kemp's bush frog, or the Tura shrub frog (Philautus kempiae) is a type of frog. It lives in India, in the Garo Hills.[2][1][3]

This frog is about 17 mm long from nose to rear end. There is webbed skin on the back feet but not on the front feet. There are large disks on the toes for climbing. There is a black mark between the eyes and another on the back. The belly is white with brown marks. This frog has a round nose.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Philautus kempiae (Boulenger, 1919)". AmphibiaWeb. University of California, Berkeley. Retrieved January 3, 2024.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Frost, Darrel R. "Philautus kempiae (Boulenger, 1919)". Amphibian Species of the World, an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History, New York. Retrieved January 3, 2024.
  3. IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group (2022). "Garo Hills Bubble-nest Frog: Philautus kempiae". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. p. e.T58860A166107275. 58860. Retrieved January 3, 2024.
  4. Boulenger, G. A. (1919). "Descriptions of three new batrachians from the Garo Hills, Assam". Records of the Indian Museum (Full text). 16: 207–208. doi:10.5962/bhl.part.25921. Retrieved January 3, 2024.