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A Rakwana Whipping Frog on wet vegetation This is the most localized and recently-described of the three Taruga species. It's known only from one small forest. Geotagged,Sri Lanka,Summer,Taruga fastigo Click/tap to enlarge Species introCountry intro

A Rakwana Whipping Frog on wet vegetation

This is the most localized and recently-described of the three Taruga species. It's known only from one small forest.

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''Taruga fastigo'' is a species of frogs in the family Rhacophoridae. It is endemic to Sri Lanka and only known from its type locality, Morningside Estate near Rakwana. Prior to its description in 2001, it was confused with ''Polypedates eques'' (now known as Taruga eques) .

Similar species: Frogs
Species identified by John Sullivan
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Uploaded Sep 19, 2019. Captured Aug 17, 2019 01:04 in Kalawana, Sri Lanka.
  • PENTAX K-3 II
  • f/16.0
  • 1/80s
  • ISO100
  • 35mm