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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Hoplobatrachus tigerinusthe Indus Valley bullfrog or Indian bullfrogpopular name Asian bullfrogAsean bullfrog or Asia bullfrogis a large species of frog found in mainland MyanmarBangladeshIndiaPakistanAfghanistanand Nepal.

Rana picta Gravenhorst, The ‘BioAtlasIndia’ website family currently has hoplobaatrachus following members: Observation specific search options Observed during. Rana Fejervarya tigrina — Bolkay,Anat. Enumerates geographic entities where the taxon lives.

Hoplobatrachus tigerinus – Indian Bull Frog – Amphibians of India

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Interprets this as “Lithobates OR pipiens” so will find the union of all records that contain either “Lithobates” or “pipiens”: A very light yellow vertebral stripe from the snout to vent is present. A study was conducted to assess faunal diversity along a km stretch of the upper Ganges River b Rana tigrina tigrina — Smith,Rec.

A strong supratympanic fold and usually a fold across the head behind the eye are present. Retrieved 27 December Vomerine teeth in tigernius strong oblique series commence from the inner anterior angle of the choanae; lower jaw with two not very prominent bony processes in front. It is mainly aquatic, inhabiting mostly freshwater wetlands, both natural and artificial especially paddy fields. Females are larger than males but males are more darker and also have breeding pads on the first finger.

Rana tigrina is mostly solitary and nocturnal in nature. Will find all uses of “Hyl. See brief account by Shrestha,Herpetol. Documenting the fauna of a small temporary pond from Pune, Maharashtra, India Desc: Retrieved 18 December The young ones bears yellowish lateral bands from behind the eyes which may entirely disappear in adult. Recovers only records that contain the word Lithobates AND “Costa Rica”, but excludes any record that contains the word “forreri” in any part of the record: Rana tigerina tigerina Hoplobatrachue, Comprising its size, shape, texture and orientation.

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Does not include altitudinal distribution, which is covered under Habitat. Hoplobatrachus tigerinus Indian bullfrog from the Western Ghats Conservation status. Lower part of the body is smooth. Rana tigrina Merrem, Rana tigerina Rana tigrina. Young frogs have more greenish in their overall colouration.


India, Bangladesh and Indonesia. During dry period a number of them may be found in the same hole. Hoplobatrachus tigerinus Daudin, See also Dubois,Bull.

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Its diet includes invertebrates, small mammals and birds. Bull Frog Jerdon,J. Green or olive above, with dark spots; often a light vertebral line. Forest edges, marshes, paddy and ponds in floodplains. A structured diagnostic description using dichotomic or multientrance keys. A checklist of amphibians of Kerala, India Desc: User Group specific search options Title. See account by Dutta and Manamendra-Arachchi,Amph.

Retrieved 13 December Dorsally yellowish green to olive brown with dark spots, these spots become more numerous and crowded towards the posterior side of the back. Indian bullfrog from the Western Ghats. Fauna of British India. Powered by the open source Biodiversity Informatics Platform. Most of the limnological studies in India have focussed on a few taxa of large, permanent water bod Search only within taxon autocomplete list.

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