Species: Kaloula pulchra. Size (snout to vent): Female cm, male cm. Play call ▻. The Banded Bullfrog is a highly adaptable species able to survive in. The Asian painted bullfrog (Kaloula pulchra) is a somewhat cute and comical narrow-mouthed toad from Asia. It has established itself as something of a regular. Phylum/Division: Chordata. Class: Amphibia. Order: Anura. Family: Microhylidae. Genus: Kaloula. Species: K. pulchra. Common Names: Banded Bullfrog. Status.

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It should be a large, shallow, heavy ceramic bowl, such as a dog bowl, so as pulchrz to be disturbed by burrowing activity. Leaves, twigs and other such floating debris give the impression of a temporary puddle, while releasing beneficial tannins into the water that contain antifungal and antibacterial properties.

The frogs may not begin to become active until humidity levels are raised further to around 85 to 90 percent and the normal levels of moisture in the substrate are reinstated.

Banded bullfrog (Kaloula pulchra)

Kaloula pulchra Gray Be careful not to overfeed, as uneaten food will quickly foul the water. Callula macrodactyla Boulenger, Ann. These frogs are big eaters and are very slow. Kaloula pulchra Gray, User Group specific search options Title. Message The user has shared this species from India Biodiversity Portal with you. There are many choices for a suitable substrate, but my preference is for kalohla coco-based blend of rehydrated coco-fiber mixed with a small amount of composted bark and leaf litter.


At the end of four to six weeks, gradually raise temperature and humidity back to normal levels over the span of two weeks.

These frogs are big eaters and are very slow. They have round bodies with mahogany brown backs and cream stomachs. Mainly terrestrial, they can also be found high up on tree trunks.

Banded bullfrog

Kaloula pulchra macrocephala Bourret, Batr. Males have darker throats than females. Painted frogs hide under leaf litter during the day kaloila and eat in the evening. Sheets of fine-filter foam, weed-suppressant membrane or other close-weave cloth work well for this. Email us at dbsthh nus. The distinctive stripes down the side can range from copper-brown to salmon pink in color.

Retrieved 9 January To add a new location to the range map we need a clear image of the specimen you have encountered. Or, Login with your user account:. Place the plastic grid over the top of these. Journal of Animal Ecology33 2: The statuses of the non-indigenous frogs in Singapore are reviewed.

It can grow to about 7.

In India, the frogs call after the first heavy monsoon showers in April—May. Amphibian Species of the World: Document specific search options Title. You are currently logged in as. Callula pulchra – Gunther, Rept. Important note; our range maps are based on limited data we have collected. The Bearded Dragon Manual. In order to reproduce these frogs in captivity, we have to kaolula the climatic pulchr they would experience in the wild. User specific search options User.


Males will begin calling in chorus, and females will begin to fatten with eggs. If any signs of ill health are noticed, remove the affected individual to a quarantine tank and gradually bring it back to normal maintenance levels.

Once your frogs are awake and active, its time to introduce them to the first of the two rain chamber designs you will use in your breeding attempt.

Asian Painted Bullfrog Care

A pale yellow or orange band is also present on top of its head between the eyes. Its mottled-brown background, marked by wide, black-bordered bands of creamy yellow to pale orange, is far from the images that its other names of painted bullfrog and beautiful Kaloula conjure in the mind. These frogs are voracious eaters, and will eat flies, crickets, moths, grasshoppers, earthworms and more.

They are kalojla ant specialists, consuming up to a couple hundred ants in one night, and can often be found sitting along an ant trail picking off individuals one by one.

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