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Sumatran Torrent Frog, frog endemic from Bengkulu Province

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Huia sumatrana
Sumatran Torrent Frog

It occurred in clean torrents and fast-flowing streams in rain forest and open areas near the forest in Lumayang, Sungai Durian, Gunung Tujuh, Renah Kayu Embun, Muara Labuh, Lubuk Selasih and Upper Rupit River survey sites. Sometimes it sits on herb leaf near fastflowing stream. It occurs from 300 to more than 1200 meters asl (Mistar, 2003) ; however at Upper Rupit River it was found at elevation 150 meters asl. It was common and abundant in suitable habitat in most of survey sites. This species is endemic to the Bukit Barisan mountains of western Sumatra (in Aceh, North Sumatra, West Sumatra, Bengkulu and Lampung Provinces)
(Mistar, 2003) .

H. sumatrana from Tapan (Photograph by J. Holden).



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