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Saturday, December 15, 2012

Tropical reptiles & amphibians

Tropical reptiles and tropical amphibians. All photographed in West Malaysia and some from East Malaysia (Borneo).

Edit: This post won't be updated anymore because it is getting way too long. While this post will remain, I have also created "Tropical Frogs", Tropical Lizards" and Tropical Snakes, which I will update from time to time.

Lizards of Malaysia

Cat Gecko (Aeluroscalabotes felinus), Selangor.
Aeluroscalabotes felinus IMG_5861 copy
Cat Gecko (Aeluroscalabotes felinus), Selangor.
Aeluroscalabotes felinus IMG_5839 copy
Cat Gecko (Aeluroscalabotes felinus), Selangor.
Aeluroscalabotes felinus IMG_5843 copy
Cat Gecko (Aeluroscalabotes felinus), Selangor.
Aeluroscalabotes felinus IMG_5851 copy
Cat Gecko (Aeluroscalabotes felinus), Selangor.
Aeluroscalabotes felinus IMG_5824 copy

Beautiful Bent-toed Gecko (Cyrtodactylus elok). Malaysia.
Cyrtodactylus elok IMG_9628 copy

Beautiful Bent-toed Gecko (Cyrtodactylus elok). Malaysia.
Cyrtodactylus elok IMG_9617 copy

Beautiful Bent-toed Gecko (Cyrtodactylus elok). Malaysia.
Cyrtodactylus elok IMG_9596 copy

Beautiful Bent-toed Gecko (Cyrtodactylus elok). Malaysia.
Cyrtodactylus elok IMG_9609 copy

A stunningly gorgeous Kuhl's flying gecko (Ptychozoon kuhli) on my hand. Selangor.
Kuhl's flying gecko R0019643 copy

Closer. Check out the flaps on its body, webbed feet, and a flattened tail that allow it to glide over short distances.

kuhl's flying gecko R0019642

This beauty just landed right in front of me from out of nowhere! Lucky me!!! Selangor.
kuhl's IMG_3243 copy

Tokay gecko (Gekko gecko), Penang.
tokay Gecko

Tokay gecko (Gekko gecko), Krabi, Thailand.
IMG_9843 merged copy Tokay Gecko (Gekko gecko)

IMG_9850 copy Tokay Gecko (Gekko gecko)

A Frilly Gecko (Hemidactylus craspedotus) enjoying free flow of honeydew from a few lantern bugs (Pyrops oculata). Selangor, Malaysia.
Pyrops oculata & Frilly Gecko IMG_2807 copy
More Lantern Bugs here.

Juvenile. Frilly Gecko (Hemidactylus craspedotus), Selangor.
Juvenile. Malayan frill gecko (Hemidactylus craspedotus) IMG_4774 copy

Four Clawed Gecko (Gehyra mutilata - ID credit: Chan Kin Onn) waiting behind a planthopper for honeydew excretes? Selangor.
Gehyra mutilata IMG_6430 copy

Hemidactylus frenatus, ID credit: Rupert Lewis. Kuala Lumpur.
IMG_2948 copy

Cnemaspis nigridius, from Gunung Gading, Borneo. ID credit: Rupert Lewis.
IMG_7338 copy

Cyrtodactylus quadrivirgatus. ID credit: Rupert Lewis. Selangor.
IMG_6618 copy

Cyrtodactylus bintangtinggi. Perak
Cyrtodactylus bintangtinggi IMG_5216 copy
Cyrtodactylus bintangtinggi. Perak
Cyrtodactylus bintangtinggi IMG_5213 copy
Cyrtodactylus bintangtinggi. Perak
Cyrtodactylus bintangtinggi IMG_5034 copy

A juvenile Cyrtodactylus bintagtinggi, Perak.
Cyrtodactylus bintangtinggi IMG_4789 copy

Cyrtodactylus bintangtinggi IMG_4786 copy

Adult Banded Slender-toed Gecko (Cyrtodactylus pulchellus). Penang, Malaysia.
Cyrtodactylus pulchellus IMG_8351 copy

Adult Banded Slender-toed Gecko (Cyrtodactylus pulchellus). Penang, Malaysia.
Cyrtodactylus pulchellus IMG_8340 copy

Juvenile Banded Slender-toed Gecko (Cyrtodactylus pulchellus). Penang, Malaysia.
Cyrtodactylus pulchellus IMG_8369 copy

Peters' Forest Gecko (Cyrtodactylus consobrinus). Selangor.
Peters' Forest Gecko (Cyrtodactylus consobrinus) IMG_2058 copy

Cyrtodactylus consobrinus. Selangor.
Cyrtodactylus consobrinus IMG_5505 copy

 Peters' Forest Gecko (Cyrtodactylus consobrinus). Selangor,
Cyrtodactylus consobrinus IMG_8432 copy

Gekko monarchus, ID credit: Rupert Lewis. From Gunung Gading, Borneo.
IMG_7192 copy

Gekko monarchus. Selangor.
Spotted House Gecko (Gekko monarchus) IMG_1921 copy

A baby Gekko monarchus licking its eyes. Perak
Gekko monarchus IMG_5012 copy

Cute lil gecko licking its eye. Gehyra mutilata, ID credit: Rupert Lewis. Kuala Lumpur
IMG_8354 copy

IMG_8351 copy

Four-clawed Gecko (Gehyra mutilata) enjoying honeydew excrete from a Fulgorid (Prolepta sp.). Selangor.
Gehyra mutilata IMG_7269 copy

Poor little gecko. An ant biting it and wouldn't let go. Hemiphylidactylus typus(?) ID suggested by Rupert Lewis. Kuching, Sarawak.
IMG_6596 copy poor gecko with ant biting it.

Cute lil gecko (Cyrtodactylus sp., possibly Cyrtodactylus payacola - suggested by Mohd Abdul Muin). Selangor.
Cute lilttle Gecko IMG_2282 copy

Baby Changeable lizard / Oriental garden lizard , Calotes versicolor. Kuala Lumpur.
Sleeping lizard...IMG_1493 copy

Another sleeping lizard at night.
Cute little lizard...IMG_0001 copy

Baby Changeable lizard / Oriental garden lizard , Calotes versicolor
IMG_0744 stk copy

Changeable lizard eating a grasshopper, Kuala Lumpur.
changeable lizard eating a grasshopper..........IMG_0368 copy

Changeable lizard / Oriental garden lizard , Calotes versicolor. Adult.
Changeable lizard / Oriental garden lizard , <i>Calotes versicolor</i>..IMG_9615 copy

A sleeping Larut False Garden Lizard (Pseudocalotes larutensis). Perak.
Pseudocalotes larutensis IMG_5271 copy
Larut False Garden Lizard (Pseudocalotes larutensis). Perak.
Pseudocalotes larutensis IMG_5268 copy
Larut False Garden Lizard (Pseudocalotes larutensis). Perak.
Pseudocalotes larutensis IMG_4827 copy

A female Draco melanopogon lizard. Kuala Lumpur
Female Draco lizard....IMG_1065 copy

Draco melanopogon Flying dragon shedding skin, Selangor
Draco melanopogon Flying dragon shedding skin.... IMG_4621 copy

Watch a male Draco sumatranus displaying his gular flag. Selangor.
draco sumatranus animation

Flying dragon, Draco quinquefasciatus, on my hand. ID credit: Ingomar. Kuching, Sarawak.
Gliding lizard, Draco quinquefasciatus R0018106 copy

Flying dragon, Draco quinquefasciatus, Kuching, Sarawak.
Flying dragon, <i>Draco quinquefasciatus </i>IMG_7123 copy

Draco maximus and a lichen huntsman nearby. Selangor.
Draco maximus and lichen huntsman ...IMG_2136 copy

From Endau Rompin, Aphaniotis fusca, earless agamid, blue eyed.
lizard no ID IMG_8249 copy

A Draco sp. lizard and two Pyrops oculata on the same tree. Selangor.
Draco and Pyrops oculata...IMG_4005 copy
More lantern bugs here.

A well camouflaged Draco sumatranus. Selangor.
Draco sumatranus...IMG_4632 copy

Baby Green crested lizard, Bronchocela cristatella. Selangor.
Baby Green crested lizard Bronchocela cristatella  IMG_2617 copy

An immature green crested lizard, Bronchocela cristatella. Kuala Lumpur
an immature green crested lizard, <i>Bronchocela cristatella </i> IMG_6898 copy

The same specimen
An immature green crested lizard, <i>Bronchocela cristatella  </i>IMG_6929 copy


Adult Green crested lizard, Bronchocela cristatella. Selangor.
Adult Green crested lizard, <i>Bronchocela cristatella. </i>IMG_7440 copy

Adult Green crested lizard, Bronchocela cristatella.
Adult Green crested lizard, <i>Bronchocela cristatella. </i>IMG_7425 copy

Adult Green crested lizard, Bronchocela cristatella. There is an ant on the lizard. Selangor.
green crested lizard IMG_1091 copy

The same specimen turned into dark color in just a couple of minutes. Selangor.
IMG_1112 copy

Green crested lizard, Bronchocela cristatella. Selangor.
 Green crested lizard, <i>Bronchocela cristatella. </i>IMG_0598stk copy

Green crested lizard, Bronchocela cristatella.
Green crested lizard, <i>Bronchocela cristatella. </i>IMG_0529 copy

Extreme close-up of a Bronchocela cristatella at night. Selangor. 

<i>Bronchocela cristatella eye </i>IMG_8927 copy


Explored....Green Crested Lizard....IMG_8924 copy

Bronchocela cristatella IMG_6577 copy

Earless agamid lizard. Aphaniotis fusca, female? Penang.
IMG_8154 copy

Aphaniotis fusca
IMG_9468 copy Ahaniotis fusca, earless agamid

IMG_9494 copy

A sleeping lizard waken up by me. It had moss on its body!
sleeping lizard with moss on its body IMG_6643 copy

Titiwangsa horned lizard (Acanthosaura titiwangsaensis). ID credit: Ingomar. Pahang.
IMG_9423 copy Titiwangsa horned lizard, Acanthosaura titiwangsaensis

R0021677 copy Titiwangsa horned lizard (Acanthosaura titiwangsaensis)

Acanthosaura cf. crucigera (Krabi, Thailand). ID credit: Ingomar
IMG_9685 copy Acanthosaura cf. crucigera lizard

Calotes emma, Krabi, Thailand.. ID credit: Ingomar. Krabi, Thailand.
IMG_9832 copy baby lizard Calotes emma

Emmay Gray's Forest Lizard (Calotes emma). ID credit: Ingomar Krabi, Thailand.
IMG_9570 copy Emmay Gray's Forest Lizard (Calotes emma)

Emmay Gray's Forest Lizard (Calotes emma), male. ID credit: Ingomar, Krabi, Thailand.
IMG_9463 copy male Calotes emma

Baby great angle head lizard, Gonocephalus grandis. Selangor.
Baby great angle head lizard, Gonocephalus grandis. IMG_0900 stk copy

A female sub adult Gonocephalus grandis. Selangor.
a female sub adult gonocephalus grandis IMG_7023 copy

A sub-adult, male Gonocephalus grandis. Selangor.
female gonocephalus grandis IMG_0922 stk copy

A mature, male Gonocephalus grandis. Selangor.
A mature, female <i>Gonocephalus grandis </i>IMG_6362 stk copy

Another male Gonocephalus grandis. Selangor.
IMG_8467 copy

A male Gonocephalus grandis. Selangor.
Gonocephalus grandis IMG_1229 copy

A male Gonocephalus grandis. Look how long his tail is! Selangor.
A male <i>Gonocephalus grandis</i>. IMG_1211 copy

A male and female Gonocephalus grandis on two different trees.
male and female gonocephalus grandis

Mimicry! :D
Earth Day - Hug a tree!
More about these gorgeous Gonocephalus grandis here.

Gonocephalus liogaster. Male. From Sabah, Malaysia (Borneo)
Gonocephalus borneensis IMG_7115 copy

Gonocephalus liogaster. Male. From Borneo.
IMG_6313 copy

Sub-adult male Gonocephalus liogaster. Borneo. ID credit: Ingomar
juvenile Gonocephalus liogaster IMG_7253 copy

juvenile Gonocephalus liogaster IMG_7233 copy

A male Gonocephalus liogaster. Borneo
male Gonocephalus liogaster IMG_7148 copy

A female Gonocephalus borneensis. Borneo.
IMG_6640 copy female Gonecephalus borneensis

IMG_6626 copy Gonocephalus borneensis

A skink ( Eutropis rugifera, ID credit: Ingomar) in its cosy little home. Selangor.
skink in its cosy little home IMG_9713 copy

IMG_9715 copy

Eutropis rugifera. Selangor.
Eutropis rugifera IMG_8127 copy

Eutropis rugifera. Selangor.
Eutropis rugifera IMG_8129 copy


Common Sun Skink, Eutropis multifasciatus. Selangor.
Common Sun Skink, Eutropis multifasciatus IMG_9196 copy

Sphenomorphus scotophilus skink. Kuala Lumpur.
Sphenomorphus scotophilus skink. DSC_1975 web

Sabah Slender Skink (Sphenomorphus sabanus). Sabah.
IMG_6787 copy Sabah Slender Skink (Sphenomorphus sabanus)

IMG_7127 copy Sabah Slender Skink (Sphenomorphus sabanus)

Olive Tree Skink (Dasia olivacea). Selangor.
IMG_9354 copy Olive Tree Skink (Dasia olivacea)

IMG_9371 copy

Acanthosaura armata, Horned tree lizard. Penang.
Acanthosaura armata, Horned tree lizard. IMG_8806 copy

<i>Acanthosaura armata</i>, Horned tree lizard. IMG_8814 copy

Spiny terrapin, Heosemys spinosa. Kuala Lumpur.
Spiny terrapin ...IMG_0912 copy

Spiny terrapin, <i>Heosemys spinosa</i>  IMG_0834 copy

Bell's Anglehead Lizard (Gonocephalus bellii). ID credit: Steven Wong. Selangor.
IMG_0121 copy Bell's Anglehead Lizard (Gonocephalus belli)

IMG_0120 copy

Adult Bell's Anglehead Lizard (Gonocephalus bellii). Selangor.
Bell's Anglehead Lizard IMG_6085 copy

Bell's Anglehead Lizard IMG_6078 copy

Phoxophrys cf. cephalum. ID credit: Ingomar. Kota Kinabalu, Sabah.
Phoxophrys cf. cephalum IMG_1397 copy

Phoxophrys cephalum. ID credit: Ingomar. Kota Kinabalu, Sabah.
Phoxophrys cephalum IMG_1141 copy

Chinese Water Dragon (Physignathus cocincinus - ID credit: M.A. Muin). Non native species released by irresponsible pet owners. This introduced species might have been responsible for the disappearance of Gonocephalus grandis from Penang Island.
Physignathus cocincinus IMG_8325 copy

Physignathus cocincinus IMG_8331 copy

Snakes of Malaysia:

The first snake I ever photographed with my MP-E65 lens. Only 4 inches from front of lens to subject! Kuala Lumpur.
4 inches away from a wild snake :D (IMG_4318 copy)
Probably a hatchling of Rhabdophis chrysargos. (ID credit: Ingomar)

Orange-necked Keelback (Macropisthodon flaviceps). ID credit: Ingomar. Kuala Lumpur
Orange-necked Keelback IMG_383 stk copy

Orange-necked Keelback IMG_0346 copy

Orange-necked Keelback IMG_0350 copy

MP-E65 shot of a pink head reed snake, Calamaria schlegeli. Pahang.
IMG_8967 copy pink headed reed snake, Calamaria schlegeli

IMG_8950b copy pink headed reed snake, Calamaria schlegeli

Tropidoleamus subannulatus, also with the MP-E65. Pahang.
MPE65 viper portrait.....IMG_8726 copy Tropidoleamus subannulatus

MPE65 viper portrait....IMG_8736 copy

Another pit viper. Kuala Lumpur
pit viper DSC_6127 copy

Popeia nebularis, Bukit Tinggi, Pahang, Malaysia.
pit viper, <i>Popeia fucata </i>IMG_8222 stk copy

Popeia fucata, Siamese Peninsula pit viper, Pahang, Malaysia
popeia fucata, siamese peninsula pit viper IMG_9393 ZS DMap 40 copy

popeia fucata, siamese peninsula pit viper IMG_9408 DMap 40 copy

popeia fucata, siamese peninsula pit viper IMG_9357 copy

Trimeresurus fucatus. Perak.
Trimeresurus fucatus IMG_4811 copy

Barred Kukri Snake (Oligodon signatus). Selangor.
Barred Kukri Snake IMG_5563 copy

A rather aggressive Malayan Bridle Snake ( Dryocalamus subannulatus - ID credit: Steven Wong). Selangor.
Malayan Bridle Snake IMG_4490 copy

A juvenile Malayan Bridle Snake ( Dryocalamus subannulatus - ID credit: Evan Quah). Pahang.
Dryocalamus subannulatus IMG_6285 copy

Very long and slim, about 9 inches.
Dryocalamus subannulatus IMG_6306 copy

Dryocalamus subannulatus IMG_6260 copy

Dendrelaphis striatus, Cohn's bronze back snake. Kuala Lumpur.
MPE65 snake shot!!! <br><i>Dendrelaphis striatus</i>, Cohn's bronze back snake. IMG_4467 copy

Painted Bronzeback (Dendrelaphis pictus) with ticks. Negeri Sembilan.
Painted Bronzeback Snake (Dendrelaphis pictus) with ticks IMG_2459 copy

A baby Striped Bronzeback (Dendrelaphis caudolineatus). Selangor.
Striped Bronzeback IMG_5925 copy

The same baby Striped Bronzeback (Dendrelaphis caudolineatus) biting a friend of mine :D
Snake biting my friend :D IMG_5921 copy

Haas' Bronzeback (Dendrelaphis haasi)
Dendrelaphis haasi IMG_2822 copy

Elegant Bronzeback, Dendrelaphis formosus. Selangor.
Elegant Bronzeback, Dendrelaphis formosus - IMG_2630 copy

Mock viper, Psammodynastes pulverulentus. Pahang.
mock viper, Psammodynastes pulverulentus. IMG_8139 copy

Mock viper, <i>Psammodynastes pulverulentus</i>. IMG_8146 copy

Me photographing the mock viper! Photo courtesy of Derrick.
IMG-20120801-WA0002 copy

Paradise tree snake (Chrysopelea paradisi). Selangor.
Paradise tree snake (Chrysopelea paradisi) IMG_9819 copy

Paradise tree snake (<i>Chrysopelea paradisi</i>) IMG_9811 copy

Keel-bellied whip snake (Dryophiops rubescens). Kuala Lumpur.
keel-bellied whip snake (Dryophiops rubescens)

Keel-bellied whip snake (<i>Dryophiops rubescens</i>) IMG_4781 copy

Keel-bellied whip snake (<i>Dryophiops rubescens</i>) IMG_4776 copy

Red Tailed Racer (Gonyosoma oxycephalum). Selangor.
IMG_9810 copy Red Tailed Racer (Gonyosoma oxycephalum)

IMG_9806b copy

Oriental Whip Snake (Ahaetulla prasina), Negeri Sembilan
Oriental Whip Snake (<i>Ahaetulla prasina</i>) IMG_0278 copy

IMG_0275 copy

Oriental Whip Snake (Ahaetulla prasina) IMG_2480 copy

Black Headed Cat Snake (Boiga nigriceps), Selangor.
Black Headed Cat Snake (<i>Boiga nigriceps</i>) IMG_0197 copy

Black Headed Cat Snake (<i>Boiga nigriceps</i>) IMG_0190 (2) copy

Black Headed Cat Snake (Boiga nigriceps), Selangor.
Boiga nigriceps IMG_5995 copy

A baby Black headed Cat Snake (Boiga nigriceps), Selangor.
Boiga nigriceps IMG_7248 stk copy

Boiga nigriceps IMG_7219 copy

Boiga nigriceps IMG_7228 copy

White Bellied Rat Snake (Ptyas fusca), Selangor
IMG_0029b copy White Bellied Rat Snake (Ptyas fusca)

IMG_0032b copy

Common Wolf Snake (Lycodon capucinus). Negeri Sembilan
Common Wolf Snake (Lycodon capucinus) IMG_2527 copy

Common Wolf Snake (Lycodon capucinus) IMG_2518 copy

Brown Kukri Snake (Oligodon purparescens). Selangor.
IMG_6863 copy Brown Kukri Snake (Oligodon purparescens)

IMG_6326 copy

Dusky Wolf Snake (Lycodon effraenis). Selangor.
Dusky Wolf Snake (Lycodon effraenis) IMG_3361 copy

Dusky Wolf Snake (Lycodon effraenis) IMG_3388 stk copy

Reticulated Python (Malayopython reticulatus). About 6 feet long. Selangor, Malaysia.
Reticulated Python IMG_9064 copy

Full body shot of the same python
Reticulated Python IMG_9076 copy

Slender Wolf Snake (Lepturophis albofuscus). Night herping, Selangor, Malaysia.
Lepturophis albofuscus IMG_7047 copy

Amphibians of Malaysia:

White Spotted Tree Frog / Cinnamon Frog (Nyctixalus pictus). Selangor.
Nyctixalus pictus IMG_7044 copy

Cinnamon Frog IMG_7132 copy

Spiny Wart Frog (Theloderma horridum). Selangor, Malaysia
Theloderma horridum IMG_8246 copy

Spiny Wart Frog (Theloderma horridum). Selangor, Malaysia
Theloderma horridum IMG_6968 copy

Spiny Wart Frog (Theloderma horridum). Selangor, Malaysia
Theloderma horridum IMG_6964 copy

Harleqeuin flying frog (Rhacophorus pardalis). ID credit: Ingomar. Sabah.
Harlqeuin flying frog (Rhacophorus pardalis) IMG_6870 stk copy

This lovely model fell asleep after a few flash shots :D
Harlqeuin flying frog (Rhacophorus pardalis) IMG_6890 copy

Harleqeuin flying frog (Rhacophorus pardalis). Selangor.
Harlequin Tree Frog (Rhacophorus pardalis) IMG_2696 stk copy

Harleqeuin flying frog (Rhacophorus pardalis). Selangor.
Harlequin Tree Frog (Rhacophorus pardalis) IMG_2678 copy

Malayan Horned Frog (Megophrys nasuta). Selangor.
Megophrys nasuta IMG_6088 stk copy

Megophrys nasuta IMG_6133 stk copy

Megophrys nasuta IMG_6120 stk copy

Megophrys nasuta IMG_6138 copy

A much smaller Malayan Horned Frog (Megophrys nasuta). One inch SVL.  Selangor.
Megophrys nasuta IMG_8499 stk copy

A much smaller Malayan Horned Frog (Megophrys nasuta). One inch SVL.  Selangor.
Megophrys nasuta IMG_8480 copy

A much smaller Malayan Horned Frog (Megophrys nasuta). One inch SVL.  Selangor.
Megophrys nasuta IMG_8490 copy

Female Rhinoceros Frog (Limnonectes plicatellus - ID credit: M.A. Muin). Selangor.
Limnonectes plicatellus  IMG_5522 copy

Male Rhinoceros Frog (Limnonectes plicatellus). Selangor.
Limnonectes plicatellus IMG_8517 copy

Frogs in amplexus. Marten's oriental frog/Round-tongued Floating Frog (Occidozyga martensii) ? Selangor.
Marten's Oriental Frog amplexus IMG_3511 copy

Vermiculate Bush Frog (Philautus vermiculatus). Perak.
Philautus vermiculatus IMG_5105 copy

Philautus vermiculatus IMG_5072 copy

Peter's Bush Frog (Philautus petersi). Perak.
Philautus petersi IMG_4933 copy

Peter's Bush Frog (Philautus petersi). Perak.
Philautus petersi IMG_5156 copy

Beautiful Malacca Frog (Phrynella pulchra - ID credit: M.A. Muin). Selangor.
Phrynella pulchra IMG_5549 copy

Phrynella pulchra IMG_5543 stk copy

Occidozyga baluensis, ID Credit: Prof. Alex Haas. Sabah.
IMG_6648 copy Occidozyga baluensis

Ingerophrynus divergens. Sabah.
IMG_6724 copy Ingerophrynus divergens

Larut Torrent Frog (Amolops larutensis). Selangor.
Larut Torrent Frog (<i>Amolops larutensis</i>)  IMG_1995 copy

 Poison Rock Frog, Odorrana hosii. Selangor.
 Poison Rock Frog, <i>Odorrana hossi</i> IMG_6664pped copy

Poison Rock Frog, Odorrana hossi. Endau Rompin.
Poison Rock Frog, <i>Odorrana hossi </i>IMG_7905 copy

Poison Rock Frog, Odorrana hossi. Endau Rompin
Poison Rock Frog, <i>Odorrana hossi </i>IMG_7899 copy

Juvenile Hylarana labialis? Selangor.
<br>juvenile Hylarana labialis? IMG_8535 merged copy

White Lipped Frog (Hylarana labialis) molting. Selangor.
Frog molting IMG_4448 merged copy

Banjaran Frog (Hylarana banjarana). Pahang.
Banjaran Frog (Hylarana banjarana) IMG_9980 copy

Possibly Polypedates leucomystax.
Polypedates leucomystax. IMG_9477 merged copy

Polypedates leucomystax, four lined/common tree frog. Pahang.
<i>Polypedates leucomystax</i>, four lined/common tree frog IMG_8617 copy

<i>Polypedates leucomystax</i>, four lined/common tree frog IMG_8619 copy

Darked-eared Tree Frog (Polypedates macrotis). Selangor.
Darked-eared Tree Frog (Polypedates macrotis) IMG_2665 copy

Ingerophrynus parvus, ID credit: Ingomar. Selangor.
toad IMG_8907 merged copy

Ingerophrynus parvus(?). Kuala Lumpur.
Lesser Stream Toad (Ingerophrynus parvus) IMG_0115 copy

Mating pair of toads
mating pair of toads IMG_1628 copy

River Toad (Phrynoidis aspera). Selangor.
IMG_7770 copy River toad (Phrynoidis aspera)

River Toad, Phrynoidis aspera , natural light shot. Kuala Lumpur.
River Toad, <i>Phrynoidis aspera</i> , natural light shot. IMG_1298 copy

River Toad, Phrynoidis aspera
River Toad, <i>Phrynoidis aspera</i> IMG_1236 copy


Frog with Ceratopogonidae midge. White lipped frog (Hylarana labialis). Negeri Sembilan.
Frog with Ceratopogonidae midge...IMG_7950 copy

White lipped frog (Hylarana labialis). Night portrait.
IMG_5533 stk copy

White lipped frog (Hylarana labialis). Negeri Sembilan.
White lipped frog (Hylarana labialis)... IMG_3026 copy

IMG_0676 copy

Poor stack, missing a slice or two.
IMG_9200 copy

A poor frog with its leg bone strutting out! Possibly Hylarana glandulosa, ID credit: Ingomar
frog with leg bone strutting out IMG_8323 merged copy

Black Spotted Rock Frog (Staurois natator). Borneo.
Black Spotted Rock Frog (Staurois natator). IMG_6914 copy

Black Spotted Rock Frog (<i>Staurois natator</i>). IMG_6915 copy

Rhacophorus dulitensis, Mount Dulit Treefrog. Borneo
Rhacophorus dulitensis, Mount Dulit Treefrog...IMG_9171 copy

Leptobrachium sp. (ID credit: Ingomar).
frog IMG_6298 stk copy

Leptolalax sp. Perak.
Leptolalax sp. IMG_5102 copy

Pelophryne signata (ID credit: Ingomar). Pahang.
IMG_7915 copy

Pelophryne signata. Pahang.
IMG_6204 copy Pelophryne signata

Hylarana ranicerps. ID credit: Ingomar. Borneo.
IMG_6518 copy Hylarana raniceps

Dark sided chorus frog, Microhyla heymonsi. Kuala Lumpur.
Dark sided chorus frog, Microhyla heymonsi....IMG_9171 merged copy

Dark sided chorus frog, Microhyla heymonsi.
Dark sided chorus frog, <i>Microhyla heymonsi.</i>...IMG_9163 merged copy

IMG_9939 merged copy

Amplexus.  Dark-sided Chorus Frogs (Microhyla heymonsi) in a puddle at night, Selangor.
Dark-sided Chorus Frogs mating IMG_2555 copy

Painted Chorus Frog (Microhyla butleri). Selangor.
IMG_9917 merged copy Painted Chorus Frog (Microhyla butleri)

Red Sided Sticky Frog (Kalophrynus pleurostigma). Selangor.
IMG_0181 copy Black Spotted Stick Frog (Kalophrynus pleurostigma)

Red Sided Sticky Frog (Kalophrynus pleurostigma). Selangor.
Red Sided Sticky Frog (Kalophrynus pleurostigma) IMG_1881 copy

Malaysian Tree-hole frog (Metaphrynella pollicaris). ID credit: Ingomar. Perak. Metaphrynella pollicaris IMG_5126 copy

Blyth's River Frog, juvenile. Well camouflaged against the forest floor. Pahang.
Blyth's River Frog ...IMG_0619 copy

Blyth's River Frog
Blyth's River Frog...IMG_0626 copy

Kuhl's Creek Frog (Limnonectus kuhlii). Pahang.
IMG_6256 copy Kuhl's Creek Frog (Limnonectes kuhlii)

Asian Grass Frog (Fejevarya limnocharis). Perak.
IMG_7204 stk copy Asian Grass Frog (Fejevarya limnocharis)

A metamorph Malayan Flying Frog, Rhacophorus prominanus. Pahang.
a metamorph Malayan Flying Frog, <i>Rhacophorus prominanus</i> IMG_1642 copy

a metamorph Malayan Flying Frog, <i>Rhacophorus prominanus</i>  IMG_1668 copy

Malayan Flying Frog, Rhacophorus prominanus. Pahang.
IMG_1501 copy

Malayan Flying Frog, Rhacophorus prominanus
Malayan Flying Frog, <i>Rhacophorus prominanus </i>IMG_1454 copy

Malayan Flying Frog, Rhacophorus prominanus
Malayan Flying Frog, <i>Rhacophorus prominanus </i>IMG_1429stk copy

Also Malayan Flying Frog, Rhacophorus prominanus?
IMG_0495 v2 copy

Malayan Flying Frog (Rhacophorus prominanus), night time. Pahang.
Malayan Flying Frog (Rhacophorus prominanus) IMG_0003 copy

Malayan Flying Frog (Rhacophorus prominanus) IMG_9988 copy

Long legged horned frog (Xenophrys longipes). Pahang.
_MG_8943 copy Long legged horned frog (Xenophrys longipes)

_MG_8941 copy long legged horned frog, Xenophrys longipes

Xenophrys aceras, or another X. longipes? Negeri Sembilan.
IMG_0252 copy Xenophrys aceras

IMG_258 stk copy

Perak Spadefoot Frog (Xenophrys aceras). Pahang.
Perak Spadefoot Frog IMG_0030 copy

Perak Spadefoot Frog IMG_0038 stk copy

Spotted Litter Frog (Leptobrachium hendricksoni). Selangor.
IMG_0090 (2) copy Spotted Litter Frog (Leptobrachium hendricksoni

IMG_9973 copy

Black-eyed Litter Frog (Leptobrachium nigrops). Selangor.
Black-eyed Litter Frog IMG_4428 copy

Black-eyed Litter Frog IMG_4438 stk copy

Masked Rough-sided Frog (Hylarana laterimaculata). Selangor.
Masked Rough-sided Frog (Hylarana laterimaculata) IMG_2134 copy

Masked Rough-sided Frog (Hylarana laterimaculata) with a mosquito and a midge(?). Selangor.
Masked Rough-sided Frog IMG_4265 copy

Wallace's Flying Frog (Rhacophorus nigropalmatus). Selangor.
IMG_9963 (2) copy Wallace's Flying Frog (Rhacophorus nigropalmatus)

(Rhacophorus nigropalmatus). Selangor.
IMG_9955 copy

(Rhacophorus nigropalmatus)
Rhacophorus nigropalmatus IMG_5629 copy

(Rhacophorus nigropalmatus)
Rhacophorus nigropalmatus IMG_5618 copy

Juvenile Wallace's Flying Frog (Rhacophorus nigropalmatus). Selangor.
Rhacophorus nigropalmatus IMG_5964 copy

(Rhacophorus nigropalmatus)
Rhacophorus nigropalmatus IMG_5987b copy

Wallace's Flying Frog(let) (Rhacophorus nigropalmatus). Selangor.
Rhacophorus nigropalmatus IMG_5865 copy

(Rhacophorus nigropalmatus)
Rhacophorus nigropalmatus IMG_5791 copy

(Rhacophorus nigropalmatus)
Rhacophorus nigropalmatus IMG_5815 copy

Norhayati's Flying Frog (Rhacophorus norhayatii). Selangor.
Norhayati's Flying Frog - Rhacophorus norhayatii IMG_2585 horizontal copy

Norhayati's Flying Frog - Rhacophorus norhayatii IMG_2596 copy

Norhayati's Flying Frog - Rhacophorus norhayatii IMG_2591 copy

A pair of Norhayati's Flying Frog (Rhacophorus norhayatii) in amplexus. Selangor.
Norhayati's Flying Frog IMG_3480 copy

Peter's Bush Frog, Philautus petersi. Pahang.
IMG_8878 merged copy Peter's Bush Frog, Philautus petersi

Berdmore's Narrow-mouthed Frog (Microhyla bermorei). Selangor.
Berdmore's narrow-mouthed frog (Microhyla berdmorei) IMG_1776 copy

Berdmore's Narrow-mouthed Frog (Microhyla bermorei)
Berdmore's narrow-mouthed frog (Microhyla berdmorei) IMG_1772 copy

Gollum's Toad (Ingerophrynus gollum), Selangor.
Gollum's Toad (Ingerophrynus gollum) IMG_0792 copy

Juvenile Gollum's Toad (Ingerophrynus gollum), Selangor.
Ingerophrynus gollum IMG_8919 copy

Mossy Tree Frog (Philautus macroscelis). Sabah.
Mossy Tree Frog (Philautus macroscelis) IMG_1350 stk copy

Mossy Tree Frog (Philautus macroscelis) IMG_1345 copy

Mossy Tree Frog (Philautus macroscelis) IMG_1343 copy

Kinabalu Tree Frog (Rhacophorus baluensis), Sabah.
Kinabalu Tree Frog (Rhacophorus baluensis) IMG_1513 copy

Kinabalu Tree Frog (Rhacophorus baluensis)?
Kinabalu Tree Frog (Rhacophorus baluensis) IMG_1518 copy

Kinabalu Tree Frog (Rhacophorus baluensis) IMG_1463 copy

Philautus mjobergi (ID suggested by Prof. Alex Haas), Sabah.
Philautus saueri IMG_1487 copy

Kerangas Tree Frog (Philautus petersi)?. Sabah.
Kerangas Bush Frog (Philautus petersi)? IMG_1408 stk copy

IMG_1414 merged copy

IMG_1420 copy

A BIG, muscular Malesian Frog (Limnonectes malesianus). Selangor, Malaysia. More than 5" SVL.
Malesian Frog IMG_7143 copy

A BIG, muscular Malesian Frog (Limnonectes malesianus). Selangor, Malaysia. More than 5" SVL.
Malesian Frog IMG_8218 copy

American bullfrog, Rana catesbeiana. Selangor.
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Aggressive, non-native species introduced to Malaysia by the frog farming industry for its meat. Whenever you see them in the wild, do catch them. You can eat them if you want or just give them to the restaurants. More about them here.

American bullfrog, Rana catesbeiana
American bullfrog, Rana catesbeiana DSC_3891

American bullfrog, Rana catesbeiana. I caught many and gave them to a Chinese restaurant for free. They are aggressive and might wipe out all our local species of amphibians, small snakes, and fish!!!
American bullfrog, <i>Rana catesbeiana </i>R0011311 copy

Ansonia malayana. Perak.
Ansonia malayana IMG_4759 copy

More will be added into this collection from time to time!







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