Description[ edit ] H. They are also found in the Maldives and Madagascar. They prefer freshwater wetlands and aquatic habitats. Generally they avoid coastal and forest areas.

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Peninsular India : Comment In the Hoplobatrachus tigerinus group of Dubois, , Bull. See also Dubois, , Bull. Paris, Ser. Zhao and Adler, , Herpetol. China : , noted that previous Chinese records of Hoplobatrachus tigerinus as Rana tigerina were based on specimens of Hoplobatrachus rugulosus formerly known as Rana tigerina rugulosa.

See account by Dutta and Manamendra-Arachchi, , Amph. Fauna Sri Lanka : Chanda, , Handb. Indian Amph. Nepal : , provided an account for the Nepal population.

See brief account by Shrestha, , Herpetol. Nepal : Glaw and Vences, , Field Guide Amph. Madagascar, Ed. Dutta, , Amph. India Sri Lanka : , provided range in India, comments on misidentifications in the literature, and a partial bibliography. Khan, , Amph.

Pakistan : , provided an account for Pakistan. Daniels, , Amph. Peninsular India : , provided an account for peninsular India. Devi and Shamungou, , J. Ahmed, Das, and Dutta, , Amph. NE India : 38, provided a brief account for northeastern India. Mathew and Sen, , Pict. Guide Amph. NE India : , provided a brief characterization and photographs. The recognition of two species from the region of the imprecise type locality Bengale will likely require recognition of a neotype.

Masroor, , Contr. Pakistan : 62—64, provided an account for northern Pakistan. Sivaprasad, , Common Amph. Kerala : 54—55, provided a brief account, photograph, and dot map for Kerala, India. External links: Please note: these links will take you to external websites not affiliated with the American Museum of Natural History. We are not responsible for their content. For additional sources of information from other sites search Google For images search CalPhoto Images and Google Images To search the NIH genetic sequence database, see GenBank For additional information see AmphibiaWeb report For information on conservation status and distribution see the IUCN Redlist For related information on conservation and images as well as observation see iNaturalist ; for a quick link to their maps see iNaturalist KML For access to available specimen data for this species, from over scientific collections, go to Vertnet.

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