Descriptions and articles about the Indus Valley Bullfrog, scientifically known as Hoplobatrachus tigerinus in the Encyclopedia of Life. Includes Overview; C. Very bulky frog with long muscular limbs. Distinctly long and pointed snout. The eardrum is large. Back skin have many fold but less warts than Hoplobatrachus. Rana tigerina Daudin, “An. XI”, Hist. Nat. Rain. Gren. Crap., Quarto: Holotype: Animal figured on pl. 20, of the original; originally in MNHNP, now lost.

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Also see other supporters Male with two subgular vocal sacs, conspicuous externally by folds of the skin on the sides of the throat; these regions generally blackish. Osilophus typhonius – Tschudi, Classif. The ‘BioAtlasIndia’ website family currently has the following members: It is mainly aquatic, inhabiting mostly freshwater wetlands, both natural and artificial especially paddy fields.

Also includes information referring to territorial extension of the individual or group in terms of its activities feeding, mating, etc. Amphibian Species of the World 6.

Rana Euphlyctis tigerina — Dubois,Monit. Blog Log of changes and additions, How to cite How tigernius use History of the project Comments on version 5. A general description, with any kind of information about the taxon.

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Share on facebook Share hhoplobatrachus email. Rana Dicroglossus tigerina tigerina — Dubois,Bull. Skin of back with longitudinal folds; a strong fold above the tympanum. Population size is treated under Population Biology, and trends in population sizes are treated under Trends. Hoplobatrachus tigerinus — Dubois,Bull. Rana tigrina tigrina Smith, Rana Rana tigrina – Boulenger, Rec.


Means that the results of the search must include both words hoplobatrachua together by an AND. A herpetofaunal inventory based on field surveys, literature records and photographic records is pr Views Read Edit View history.

Rana tigerina Daudin, An.

Rana picta Gravenhorst, A large frog with bold tigerlike stripes and spots on the pale or yellow skin. Technology Biodiversity in India.

Rana Rana tigrina — Boulenger,Rec. Leptodactylus typhonius – Boulenger, Cat. Male has a loud croak, calling loudly and incessantly producing a deafening noise. Lower part of the body is smooth.

It is used extensively for research as well as educational and outreach activities by professional and citizen scientists. Tigrinus with ‘species’ microformats. See also Dubois,Bull.

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Related observations Show all. Hoplobatrachus tigerinus Daudin See brief account by Shrestha,Herpetol. Back skin have many fold but less warts than Hoplobatrachus crassus. Proportionately smaller digging appendage on the inner aspect of the sole. Hindlimb is very long; toes are long, entirely webbed with prominent rounded tips; a large, blunt inner metatarsal tubercle is present; a prominent dermal fold present on inner side of fifth toe and a more or less prominent dermal fold present hoplobartachus inner side of tarsus Skin of the dorsum is granulated, with large prominent warts and longitudinal glandular folds.


Search in all groups Search within this group. This study focuses on the assessment of the terrestrial vertebrate diversity of Guwahati. Complete fields in red above.

Most of the Individuals have white – yellow dorsal stripe. Very bulky frog with long muscular limbs.

However it is predicted that populations might decline in the near future because of habitat loss and water pollution. Encyclopedia of Life EOL. The platform is designed for aggregating, displaying and analysing biodiversity data from tropical developing countries and other biodiversity hotspots such as India. Local Distribution Asaam throughoutwhole India.

If mentioning specific images please give media code s. Rana tigerina Daudin, A checklist of amphibians of Kerala, India Desc: For misidentifications please list tierinus to assist in diagnosis. An aquatic frog found also in moist riparian areas; common in paddy fields.

Retrieved 18 December A very light yellow vertebral stripe from the snout to vent is present. Describes the hoplobatrcahus of the species becoming extinct in the present day or in the near future.