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Amphibians of Thailand

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Guangdong grass frog

Thai: เขียดหลังขีด

Binomial name: Hylarana macrodactyla, Albert Charles Lewis Günther, 1858

Hylarana macrodactyla is a species of frog in the Ranidae family. It is also known as the Guangdong frog, three-striped grass frog and the marbled slender frog.

It is found in Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam.

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, subtropical or tropical seasonally wet or flooded lowland grassland, rivers, swamps, freshwater lakes, rural gardens, heavily degraded former forest, ponds, and irrigated land.

It is threatened by habitat loss, depending on the wetland to sustain their populations during the adverse conditions in dry season.

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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Amphibia
Order
Anura
Family
Ranidae
Genus
Hylarana
Species
Hylarana macrodactyla

Common names

  • English:
    • Guangdong frog
    • Stripe-backed frog
    • Long-toed frog
  • Thai: เขียดหลังขีด

Synonyms

  • Rana (Hylarana) macrodactyla, Annemarie Ohler & Pranab K. Mallick (2003)
  • Hylarana macrodactyla, Song, Jang, Zou & Shi (2002)
  • Hylarana (Tenuirana) macrodactyla, Fei, Ye & Huang (1990)
  • Rana (Hylarana) macrodactyla, René Léon Bourret (1941)
  • Rana (Limnodytes) macrodactyla, René Léon Bourret (1927)
  • Rana macrodactyla, George Albert Boulenger (1882)
  • Rana (Hylorana) macrodactyla, George Albert Boulenger in Mason (1882)
  • Hylorana subcoerulea, Edward Drinker Cope (1868)
  • Hylorana macrodactyla, Albert Charles Lewis Günther (1864)
  • Rana trivittata, Edward Hallowell (1861)
  • Rana macrodactyla, Albert Charles Lewis Günther (1858)

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Hylarana macrodactyla

Hylarana macrodactyla

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Hylarana macrodactyla

Hylarana macrodactyla

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Hylarana macrodactyla

Hylarana macrodactyla

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Hylarana macrodactyla

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Hylarana macrodactyla

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Distribution map of Guangdong grass frog, Hylarana macrodactyla in Thailand

Range map of Hylarana macrodactyla in Thailand

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Special thanks to Ton Smits, Parinya Pawangkhanant, Ian Dugdale and many others for their contribution for range data.

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