Thursday, January 15, 2009

four-lined tree frog (Polypedates leucomystax)

One of the little critters we found near the toilet at Chek Jawa, P. Ubin.. I guess it was a dry spell and it was finding shade and moisture near the toilet.
I think its a
But I am no expert in this field.


Hmm Ivan has suggested a different ID for this animal so have changed the title to

four-lined tree frog (Polypedates leucomystax)

Thanks Ivan! Would more photos at different angles help in your ID?



Ivan said...

I'm inclined to think it's a common or four-lined tree frog (Polypedates leucomystax) instead.

Ivan said...

If you've got a picture of the lateral or dorsal view of the frog, that would be great. Tree frogs generally have a flattened body.

One of the clues that I used was that this photo was taken on Pulau Ubin, where if I recall correctly, the copper-cheeked frog has not been recorded.