Scientific Name : Microhyla rubra
Family : Microhylidae
Order : Anura
Class : Amphibia
Phylum : Chordata
Other Name : Red Microhylid Frog
Habitat : Nocturnal/Forests
Description : The Red Microhylid Frog is a small species of frog, typically measuring between 20-25 mm in length.
This frog is predominantly red in color, with some individuals exhibiting orange or brown hues as well. The underside of the frog is typically a light color, such as white or creamy. The Red Microhylid Frog has a stocky body with short, robust legs. Its head is relatively large in comparison to its body size.
This species is known for its distinctive call, which is a series of short, sharp notes that sound like "tick-tick-tick."
These frogs are typically found in lowland forests, rice fields, and other wetland habitats. They are adapted to living in humid environments and require access to water for breeding.
The Red Microhylid Frog is primarily active at night, feeding on small invertebrates such as insects and spiders. They are known for their ability to climb and are often found in the vegetation surrounding wetlands.
It is considered a species of "Least Concern" .Habitat loss due to deforestation and agricultural expansion remains a threat to the species.
Distribution in Bangladesh
description written by: Md. Shalauddin, Department of Zoology, Jagannath University, Dhaka. Information sources: IUCN Red List Bangladesh-2015, Hasan 2014photo credit:hopeland(www.inaturalist.org/people/hopeland),photo copyright: iNaturalist. more information please contact with us.