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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Rana Rana tigrina Boulenger, Otilophus typhonius – Peters, Monatsber.

Hoplobatrachus tigerinus – Wikipedia

Rana tigerina — Barbour,Mem. Dicroglossus tigrinus Deckert, Retrieved 18 December Retrieved 13 December Devi and Shamungou,J. At present the species is considered to be locally common throughout much of its South Asian range.

A study was conducted to assess faunal diversity along a km stretch of the upper Ganges River b Malabar Bull Frog Rana malabarica: Rana tigrina Merrem, It is mainly aquatic, inhabiting mostly freshwater wetlands, both natural and artificial especially paddy fields. Rana tigrina tigrina – Smith, Rec.


Local collection and trade, pollution, loss of breeding habitat. Local Distribution Asaam throughoutwhole India. Rana picta Gravenhorst,Delic. Vomerine teeth in two strong oblique series commence from the inner anterior angle of the hoplobztrachus lower jaw with two not very prominent bony processes in front. Technology partner Strand Life Sciences.

Hoplobatrachus tigerinus – Indian Bull Frog – Amphibians of India

India, Bangladesh and Indonesia. For misidentifications please list reasons to assist in diagnosis.

Forelimbs are short and stout ; fingers are long and free second finger is shorter that first finger and third finger is little longer that snout. Rana tigerina Daudin, An. Report an error or make a comment on the page.

India nearly as long as the inner toe, strongly compressed, crescent shaped, shovel-shaped; no outer tubercle, a tarsal fold. Forest edges, marshes, paddy and ponds in floodplains.

Enumerates geographic entities where the taxon lives. Rana Rana tigrina – Boulenger, Rec.

Tigrina tigrina Fei, Yeand Huang, A strong supratympanic fold and usually a fold across the head behind the eye are present. Blog Log of changes and additions, How to cite How to use History of the project Comments on version 5.


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Hoplobatrachus tigerinus Dubois, Hoplobatrachus tigerinus Indian bullfrog from the Western Ghats Conservation status. They prefer freshwater wetlands and aquatic habitats. Females are larger than males but males are more darker and also have breeding pads on the first finger. Archived from the original on 18 December It is mostly solitary and nocturnal, inhabiting holes and bushes near permanent water courses and pools.

Captive farming of this species as a food sourceand also of the American bullfrog Rana catesbeianastarted in Thailand in the s.