香港瀑蛙

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香港瀑蛙
Amolops hongkongensis.jpg
瀕危指標
Status iucn3.1 NT.svg
就快受威脅(Near Threatened) (NT)
物種分類
界 (Regnum): Animalia
門 (Phylum): Chordata
亞門(Subphylum): Vertebrata
綱 (Classis): Amphibia
目 (ordo): Anura
科 (familia): Ranidae
屬 (genus): Amolops
種 (species): 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