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Amphibians of Thailand

Species of Thailand

Side-spotted swamp frog

Binomial name: Pulchrana laterimaculata, Thomas Barbour & Gladwin Kingsley Noble, 1916

Hylarana laterimaculata, commonly known as the lesser swamp frog or side-spotted swamp frog, is a species of true frog in the genus Hylarana. It is native to the Malay Peninsula (southern most Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore), Sarawak (Malaysia), and the Natuna Besar island of Indonesia in the South China Sea. It inhabits lowland swamp forests.

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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Amphibia
Order
Anura
Family
Ranidae
Genus
Pulchrana
Species
Pulchrana laterimaculata

Common names

  • English:
    • Side-spotted swamp frog
    • Lesser swamp frog
    • Masked rough-sided frog

Synonyms

  • Hylarana laterimaculata, Thomas Barbour & Gladwin Kingsley Noble (1916)
  • Rana laterimaculata, Thomas Barbour & Gladwin Kingsley Noble (1916)

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Photos

Pulchrana laterimaculata
Pulchrana laterimaculata
Pulchrana laterimaculata

Range Map

Distribution map of Side-spotted swamp frog, Pulchrana laterimaculata in Thailand
  • Bang Lang National Park
  • Su-ngai Padi District, Narathiwat
Range map of Pulchrana laterimaculata in Thailand