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New Species of Tree Frog

  • 06 Nov 2019
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A new species of tree frog, discovered in West Bengal, has been named Brown Blotched Bengal Tree Frog (Polypedates bengalensis) due to a series of six to nine dark brown blotches present on its body.

  • It is a mid-sized tree frog and is the 26th species under the genus Polypedates.
    • Polypedates is a genus of tree frog found throughout South and Southeast Asia.

Source: TH

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