Hylarana tytleri
family: Ranidae
Species Description: Ohler, A. and Mallick, P.K. 2002. Rana (Hylarana) sensu Dubois (1992) in India and the identity of Hylarana tytleri Theobald, 1868. Hamadryad. 27(1):57-65.
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Least Concern (LC)
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Bangladesh, India, Nepal


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species ranges through southern Nepal, much of northeastern India, and throughout Bangladesh. The species might occur in Myanmar but its presence here requires confirmation. It is a lowland species found up to 300m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

This species is associated with a variety of aquatic habitats such as pools, lakes and marshes. It may be found in bank side vegetation, and within scrubland and tropical forest habitats. The species generally breeds in stagnant waterbodies. The species can be found in artificially flooded agricultural areas.


It is a common species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

The main threats to this species are water pollution with agrochemicals and possible localized over collection of the species for food. However, it is probably not very significantly threatened.

Conservation Actions

The species is present in a number of protected areas including Pakhui Wild Life Sanctuary (Assam) and Nameri National Park (Arunachal Pradesh) both in India.

Red List Status

Least Concern (LC)


Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, tolerance of a broad range of habitats, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.

Taxonomic Notes

This species was recently removed from the synonymy of Hylarana erythraea by Ohler and Mallick, (2002).


Sushil Dutta, Sabitry Bordoloi, Annemarie Ohler, Saibal Sengupta, Mohini Mohan Borah 2004. Hylarana tytleri. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58742A11835603. .Downloaded on 19 January 2019


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