Hylarana bhagmandlensis Rao, 1922:441

Small wood frog



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Rana (Hylorana) bhagmandlensis Rao, 1922:441


Considered a synonym of either H. aurantiaca or H. montanus.


Conservation Status

Invalid (synonym)

Last record: 1921



Karnataka, India


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Rao, C. R. N. (1922). Notes on Batrachia. Journal of the Bombay Natural History Society 28: 439-447.


Other references:

Biju, S.D. 2001. A synopsis to the frog fauna of the Western Ghats, India. Occasional Publication 1. ISCB: 1-24.

S.D. Biju, Kelum Manamendra-Arachchi, Sushil Dutta, Robert Inger, Anslem de Silva. 2004. Hylarana aurantiaca. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58551A11801743. . Downloaded on 13 October 2015.

Biju, SD, Sonali G, Mahony, S, Wijayathilaka, N., Senevirathne, G. and Meegaskumbura, M. (2014). DNA barcoding, phylogeny and systematics of Golden-backed frogs (Hylarana, Ranidae) of the Western Ghats-Sri Lanka biodiversity hotspot, with the description of seven new species. Contributions to Zoology 83(4): 269-335.

Dutta, S. K. (1997). Amphibians of India and Sri Lanka. Odyssey Publishing House, Bhubaneswar.

Dutta, S. K. and Manamendra-Arachchi, K. (1996). The amphibian fauna of Sri Lanka. Wildlife Heritage Trust of Sri Lanka, Colombo.

Krishnamurthy, S. V. and Shakuntala, K. (1996). Notes on features of habitat, morphology and morphometry of Rana aurantiaca (Boulenger) (Amphibia: Ranidae) from Sringeri, Western Ghats, India. Proceedings of the Indian National Science Academy: 377-382.

Padhye, A. D. and Ghate, H. V. (2002). An overview of amphibian fauna of Maharashtra State. ZOO's Print Journal [2002]: 735-740.


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