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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The threats to which this taxon is subject. They are black in colour on back, flat belly with tapering long tail.

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Local collection and trade, pollution, loss of breeding habitat. Breeding in monsoon, soon after the first rain. Rana tigrina tigrina — Smith,Rec. Rana malabarica Kelaart, Prodr.

Also see the latest images. Euphlyctis tigerina Poynton and Broadley, Archived from the original on 18 Tigeirnus Euphlyctis tigerina – Poynton and Broadley, Ann.

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India, Bangladesh and Indonesia. Retrieved 13 December Rana tigrina is mostly solitary and nocturnal in nature. Golden Frog Rana tigerina: In the highly populated and diverse tropics, conservation in relatively pristine habitats is import Male possesses a yellowish colour in the beginning of the breeding season and begin to lose its colour soon after breeding.

Rana Dicroglossus tigerina tigerina Dubois, However it is predicted that populations might decline in the near future because of habitat loss and water pollution.

Means that the results of the search will all records that have either of the terms held together by an OR Lithobates OR “Costa Rica” Recovers all records that contain the word “Lithobates” or “Costa Rica”: 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.

It is absent or uncommon in forested areas and coastal regions. Male has a loud croak, calling loudly and incessantly producing a deafening noise. Nomenclature and Classification Nomenclature and Classification. Rana picta Gravenhorst,Delic. Captive farming of this species as a food sourceand also of the American bullfrog Rana catesbeianastarted in Thailand in the s.


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A strong supratympanic fold and usually a fold across the head behind the eye are present. Recent introduction and spread of Indian bullfrog Hoplobatrachus tigerinus Daudin, into the And Hoplobatrachus tigerinus Daudin, They feed on various type of insects, invertebrates, mice, shrews, young frogs, earthworms, roundworms, juvenile snakes, and small birds.

See also Dubois,Bull. Tadpoles are feeds at bottom. Glaw and Vences,Field Guide Amph. Rana tigerina tigerina — Mertens,Stuttgart.

See brief account by Shrestha,Herpetol. Amphibian Species of the World: Describes average size, max, range; type of size perimeter, length, volume, weight Includes cues, strategies, restraints, rates.

Otilophus typhonius – Peters, Monatsber.

A survey of amphibian mortality on roads was carried out in the Sharavathi river basin in the centr Rana typhonia Linnaeus, Syst. May also be referred to include anatomy. Observation specific search options Observed during. A checklist of amphibians of Kerala, India Desc: