Species of Thailand

Guangdong grass frog

Hylarana macrodactyla, Albert Charles Lewis Günther, 1858

(In Thai: เขียดหลังขีด)

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 (Hylorana) macrodactyla, George Albert Boulenger in Mason (1882)
  • Rana macrodactyla, George Albert Boulenger (1882)
  • Hylorana subcoerulea, Edward Drinker Cope (1868)
  • Hylorana macrodactyla, Albert Charles Lewis Günther (1864)
  • Rana trivittata, Edward Hallowell (1861)

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Photos

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Hylarana macrodactyla - Phu Kradueng NP
Hylarana macrodactyla - Phu Kradueng NP
Hylarana macrodactyla - Phu Kradueng NP
Hylarana macrodactyla - Khao Chamao - Khao Wong NP
Hylarana macrodactyla - Khao Chamao - Khao Wong NP

Copyright Thai National Parks

Hylarana macrodactyla - Khao Chamao - Khao Wong NP
Hylarana macrodactyla - Mueang Phichit District

Range Map

Distribution map of Guangdong grass frog, Hylarana macrodactyla in Thailand
  • Khao Chamao - Khao Wong National Park
  • Khao Yai National Park
  • Mueang Phichit District, Phichit
  • Phu Kradueng National Park
  • Phu Langka National Park
  • Prachantakham District, Prachinburi
Range map of Hylarana macrodactyla in Thailand