香港瀑蛙

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香港瀑蛙
Amolops hongkongensis.jpg
瀕危指標
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就快受威脅(Near Threatened) (NT)
物種分類
Animalia
Chordata
亞門(Subphylum): Vertebrata
Amphibia
Anura
Ranidae
Amolops
A. hongkongensis
二元學名
Amolops hongkongensis
(Pope and Romer, 1951)

香港瀑蛙Hong Kong Cascade FrogAmolops hongkongensis)係一隻青蛙(true frog)物種,一向以為係香港特有。Their eggs are laid on rock faces in the splash zones of cascades.[1] In Hong Kong, it is a protected species under Wild Animals Protection Ordinance Cap 170.[2]

特徵[編輯]

身長 40 到 60 cm,個身扁,眼大,背脊有明顯嘅黑點,兮而有粒粒,個肚淺色有滑。

食啲乜[編輯]

食烏蠅,蚱蜢同幼蟲。夜晚出沒。

分佈[編輯]

一直以為係香港特有,近年至少喺中國嘅廣東省嘅 Neilingdinghu Nature Reserve 搵到。喺香港, the species is found in the New Territories and on Hong Kong Island.[1] It was found in the tiny little streams in Lung Fu Shan.[3]

[編輯]

The diameter of A. hongkongensis's suction discs is 3-4 times the width of the fingers. It contains the tarsal fold and has white velvety nuptial pads on the first fingers.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 The South China Cascade Frog, Amolops ricketti, found in Hong Kong, Porcupine! 32, issued by the Department of Ecology and Biodiversity, HKU
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  3. Night safaris in Lung Fu Shan Country Park, Hong Kong, Porcupine! 34, issued by the Department of Ecology and Biodiversity, HKU