Fejervarya assimilis Blyth, 1852:355

Calcutta frog



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Rana assimilis Blyth, 1852:355


Now considered invalid (source).


Conservation Status

Invalid (synonym)

Last record: 1852 or before

IUCN RedList status: Data Deficient



Kolkata (=Calcutta), India


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Blyth, E. 1852. Report of Curator, Zoological Department. Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal 21: 341-358.


Other references:

Bourret, R. 1942. Les Batraciens de l’Indochine. Hanoi: Institut Océanographique de l’Indochine.

Dubois, A. 1987 "1986". Miscellanea taxinomica batrachologica (I). Alytes. Paris 5: 7–95.

Dubois, A., and A. Ohler. 2000. Systematics of Fejervarya limnocharis (Gravenhorst, 1829) (Amphibia, Anura, Ranidae) and related species. 1. Nomenclatural status and type-specimens of the nominal species Rana limnocharis Gravenhorst, 1829. Alytes. Paris 18: 15–50.

Fei, L., C.-y. Ye, J.-p. Jiang, and F. Xie. 2002. On taxonomic status of Rana limnocharis group with revision of nomenclature of the Rice Frog from China. Herpetologica Sinica/Liang qi pa xing dong wu xue yan jiu 9: 88-96.

Matsui, M., M. Toda, and H. Ota. 2008 "2007". A new species of frog allied to Fejervarya limnocharis from southern Ryukyuas, Japa (Amphibia: Ranidae). Current Herpetology. Kyoto 26: 65-79.

Annemarie Ohler. (2004). Fejervarya assimilis. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. ( Downloaded on 16 February 2013.

Theobald, W. 1868. Catalogue of reptiles in the Museum of the Asiatic Society of Bengal. Journal of the Asiatic Society of Bengal 37: i–vi, 7–88, i–iii.


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