Taxon profile


Hydrophylax Fitzinger, 1843

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Amphibia - amphibians »  order Anura »  family Ranidae - frogs


Removed from the synonymy of Hylarana by Oliver, Prendini, Kraus, and Raxworthy, 2015, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 90: 187

Included taxa

Number of records: 4

species Hydrophylax bahuvistara Padhye, Jadhav, Modak, Nameer & Dahanukar, 2015 - Wide-spread Fungoid Frog
species Hydrophylax gracilis (Gravenhorst, 1829) - Gravenhorst's Frog
species Hydrophylax leptoglossa (Cope, 1868)
species Hydrophylax malabaricus (Tschudi, 1838) - Malabar Golden-backed Frog

Links and literature

EN The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [1228246]

Rees, T. (compiler): The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [] [as Hydrophylax Fitzinger, 1843]
Data retrieved on: 8 December 2019
EN Oliver, L., E. Prendini, F. Kraus, and C. J. Raxworthy (2015): Systematics and biogeography of the Hylarana frog (Anura: Ranidae) radiation across tropical Australasia, Southeast Asia, and Africa, Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 90: 176–192 [as Hydrophylax Fitzinger, 1843]

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