AMPHIBIAN TOURS IN SRI LANKA

The table shows the number of possible sites for each species and the number of chances available to try for them on each itinerary. The list is based on The Fauna of Sri Lanka. Status of Taxonomy, Reserch and Conservation. 2006. Editad by C N B Bambaradeniya. IUCN

Note: If the number of ‘chances’ for a species is more than the number of ‘sites’ this indicates that the possibility of finding that species is significantly high and thus it can be expected to be seen on most of our tours. Such species usually seen on most tours are also indicated with: #

SpeciesNumber of possible sites and chances in each itinerary
Itinerary 1Itinerary 2Itinerary 3Itinerary 4
SitesChancesSitesChancesSitesChancesSitesChances
Adenomus kelaartii  E44444433
Bufo atukoralei  E22222211
Bufo kotagamai  E22222211
Bufo melanostictus  889108866
 
Kaloula taprobanica 22332222
Microhyla rubra 11111111
Ramanella variegata 11111111
Uperodon systoma 11112211
 
Euphlyctis cyanophlyctis 44444444
Euphlyctis hexadactylus 33333333
 Fejervarya kirtisinghei E22222222
Fejervarya limnocharis 22222222
Hoplobatrachus crassus 44444444
Lankanectes corrugatus E46464646
Nannophrys ceylonensis E23232323
Nannophrys marmorata E11111111
Rana aurantiaca 22222222
Rana gracilis E11334411
Rana temporalis E33333333
 
Philautus abundus E33333333
Philautus fergusonianus E22222222
Philautus popularis E33333322
Polypedates cruciger E44444444
Polypedates eques E34343423
Polypedates maculatus 33333322