Raorchestes rezakhani

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Raorchestes rezakhani
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Rhacophoridae
Genus: Raorchestes
R. rezakhani
Binomial name
Raorchestes rezakhani
Al-Razi, Maria, and Muzaffar, 2020

Reza Khan's shrub frog (Roarchestes rezakhani) is a frog. It lives in India and Bangladesh. Scientists have seen it in places with evergreen trees.[2][3][1]

The adult male frog is 18.85–20.90 mm long from nose to rear end. The skin of the frog's back is dark in color with small spikes and some spots. The nose is dark in color. The iris of the eye is brown in color. There are large disks on the toes for climbing. The disks can be red or white.[4]

Scientists named this frog for Dr. Mohammad Ali Reza Khan, an animal scientist from Bangladesh.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group (2012). "Reza Khan's Bush Frog: Raorchestes rezakhani". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. p. e.T178806889A194319221. 178806889. Retrieved September 17, 2023.
  2. Frost, Darrel R. "Raorchestes rezakhani Al-Razi, Maria, and Muzaffar, 2020". Amphibian Species of the World, an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History, New York. Retrieved September 17, 2023.
  3. Breeze Davis; Kathryn Thai; Mireya Bejarano (June 1, 2021). Ann T. Chang; Michelle S. Koo (eds.). "Raorchestes rezakhani Al-Razi, Maria, and Muzaffar, 2020". AmphibiaWeb. University of California, Berkeley. Retrieved September 17, 2023.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Al-Razi H; Maria M; Muzaffar SB (April 16, 2020). "A new species of cryptic Bush frog (Anura, Rhacophoridae, Raorchestes) from northeastern Bangladesh". ZooKeys (Full text). 927: 127–151. doi:10.3897/zookeys.927.48733. PMID 32341678. Retrieved September 17, 2023.