Species Details


Fejervarya asmati

Asmat’s Cricket Frog Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Fejervarya asmati
Family : Dicroglossidae
Order : Anura
Class : Amphibia
Phylum : Chordata
Other Name : Asmat’s Cricket Frog, Bangladeshi Cricket Frog
Habitat : Almost every type of habitat (wetlands), including salt water.
Description : Asmat's cricket frog is a small frog that lives in the forests and swamps. It is about the size of a small paperclip and has green or brown skin with a light-colored stripe down its back. These frogs are most active at night and make a distinct clicking or chirping sound.

Asmat's cricket frog eats insects and other small animals, and it is an important part of the local ecosystem. Unfortunately, these frogs are threatened by habitat loss and other environmental factors. It is important to protect these animals and their habitats.

Overall, Asmat's cricket frog is a fascinating and unique species that plays an important role in its ecosystem. We should all work together to protect these and other vulnerable species to ensure a healthy and thriving planet for future generations.
Distribution in Bangladesh
description written by: Md. Shalauddin, Department of Zoology, Jagannath University, Dhaka. Information sources: IUCN Red List Bangladesh-2015, Hasan 2014, Khan 2018 (Photographic guide to the wildlife of Bangladesh).photo credit:herpabdur(www.inaturalist.org/people/Subhajit Roy),photo copyright: iNaturalist. more information please contact with us