Kaloula pulchra

Kaloula pulchra June 2016 Cat Tien National Park, Vietnam

Common name: the Banded Bullfrog

Conservation status: Least Concern

Distribution: Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam

Introduced to: Philippines

Size: up to 70-80 mm

Description: upperside is brown or dark brown with irregular yellow spots and two thick yellow or orange stripes from behind the eyes to the groin. Underside is mottled yellowish brown. Males have a black throat

Habitat: wetlands, riverbanks, forest edges, agricultural and urban areas

Activity: nocturnal

Diet: various invertebrates

Reproduction: breeding period lasts from May to July. Eggs are laid into the water

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