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Amphibians of Thailand

Species of Thailand

Tenasserim white-lipped frog

In Thai: กบเขาหลังตอง

Binomial name: Chalcorana eschatia, Robert Frederick Inger, Bryan L. Stuart & Djoko Tjahjono Iskandar, 2009

Hylarana (Chalcorana) eschatia is a species of true frog in the genus Hylarana. It is found in southern and peninsular Thailand, but is likely to be more widespread. It was split off from Hylarana chalconota in 2009 by Robert Inger and colleagues, along with a number of other species.

Description

Hylarana eschatia are moderate-sized frogs: adult males measure 31 - 40 mm and females 43 - 57 mm in snout–vent length. Body is slender and legs are long.

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Scientific classification

Phylum
Chordata
Class
Amphibia
Order
Anura
Family
Ranidae
Genus
Chalcorana
Species
Chalcorana eschatia

Common names

  • English: Tenasserim white-lipped frog
  • Thai: กบเขาหลังตอง

Synonyms

  • Hylarana eschatia, Robert Frederick Inger, Bryan L. Stuart & Djoko Tjahjono Iskandar (2009)
  • Rana eschatia, Robert Frederick Inger, Bryan L. Stuart & Djoko Tjahjono Iskandar (2009)

Conservation status

Not Evaluated (IUCN3.1)

Not Evaluated (IUCN3.1)

Photos

Hylarana eschatia
Chalcorana eschatia
Chalcorana eschatia
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Chalcorana eschatia
Hylarana eschatia
Chalcorana eschatia (juvenile)

Range Map

Distribution map of Tenasserim white-lipped frog, Chalcorana eschatia in Thailand
Range map of Chalcorana eschatia in Thailand