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Taipei grass frog

Thai: เขียดใต้หวัน

Binomial name: Hylarana taipehensis, John Van Denburgh, 1909

The two-striped grass frog (Hylarana taipehensis) is a species of true frog in the genus Hylarana found in northeastern India, Bangladesh, Cambodia, southern China, Hong Kong, Laos, Myanmar, Taiwan, Thailand, and Vietnam. It has recently been reported also from Bhutan.

This small frog may grow up to 4 cm in snout-vent length (males are slightly smaller).

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Scientific classification

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

Common names

  • English:
    • Taipei grass frog
    • Taiwanese frog
    • Two-striped grass frog
  • Thai: เขียดใต้หวัน

Synonyms

  • Rana albolineata, Alain Dubois (1987)
  • Rana bilineata, Pillai & Shyamal Kumar Chanda (1981)
  • Rana taipehensis, John Van Denburgh (1909)

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Range map of Hylarana taipehensis 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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