Rhacophorus bipunctatus

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Rhacophorus bipunctatusThis tree frog is 40-50 mm long (only males were seen) and variable in colour of the dorsum. We saw individuals that were in different shades of brown and green. The snout (probably only in males) had a pointed cartilaginous tip which was distinct. The pointed portion was visible when viewed ventrally, website like this projecting out of the outline of the lower and upper jaws. There were dermal appendages on the forelimbs and in the heel. The toes were completely webbed with a score of 23 out of 23. The fingers had many tubercles and the webbing on them were extensive but not complete. The dialated finger tips were usually yellow in colour. The tympanum or the ear was covered by skin, pilule the outline of the tympanic ring was visible and it was partly hidden beneath the supratympanic fold (the skin fold that runs on the side of the head from the posterior end of the eye to the shoulder). The underside of the thigh had yellow and white spots throughout. Throat had fine granules and pale yellow in colour. The flanks always had a distinct pattern comprising of black blotches with a dark blue occelli in some cases. The blotches are variable in size and shape and they also coalesce to form one large irregularly shaped blotch. The blotches are so variable that each individual has a distinctive marking that could be used in mark-recapture studies. This species was calling from near stagnant pools and probably stay on top of trees. They were nocturnal and used plants, fence to perch when they called.