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Euphlyctis hexadactylus
Indian Five-fingered Frog, Indian Bullfrog (CITES)
family: Dicroglossidae
subfamily: Dicroglossinae

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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Least Concern (LC)
CITES Appendix II
Other International Status None
National Status Lower Risk
Regional Status None

   

 

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Description
Size of males: 90 mm, females 130 mm; E. hexadactylus has a flattish snout with indistinct canthus rostalis; tympanum is distinct, equal or slightly less than a diameter of eye; first finger longer or equal than second; toes fully webbed; bright grass green or olive green above; with or without a pale yellow vertebral stripe line from snout to vent; ventrally and on flanks white or yellowish white; juvenile have bars or spots of dark green and black on the back; males with external vocal sacs; aquire nuptial pads on the outer aspect on the first and second finger at breeding time.

Distribution and Habitat