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Bufo kotagamai

Wikipedia Abstract

The Kotagama's dwarf toad, Duttaphrynus kotagamai, is a species of toad in the Bufonidae family.It is endemic to Sri Lanka.Its natural habitats are tropical moist lowland forests, moist montane forests, and rivers.It is threatened by habitat loss. Duttaphrynus kotagamaii is named after Prof. Sarath Kotagama. A grown male is 33-40 mm in length,while a female is 55-63 mm in length. Most commonly found at night. Lives commonly under rocks or decomposed leaves.
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Endangered Species

Status: Endangered
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Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Sri Lanka montane rain forests Sri Lanka Indo-Malayan Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Sinharaja Forest Reserve IV 16201 Sri Lanka  

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Western Ghats and Sri Lanka India, Sri Lanka Yes

Range Map



Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
Protected Areas provided by Le Saout, S., Hoffmann, M., Shi, Y., Hughes, A., Bernard, C., Brooks, T.M., Bertzky, B., Butchart, S.H.M., Stuart, S.N., Badman, T. & Rodrigues, A.S.L. (2013) Protected areas and effective biodiversity conservation. Science, 342, 803–805
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