Hoplobatrachus litoralis Hasan, Kuramoto, Islam, Alam, Khan, and Sumida, 2012

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Dicroglossidae > Subfamily: Dicroglossinae > Genus: Hoplobatrachus > Species: Hoplobatrachus litoralis

Hoplobatrachus litoralis Hasan, Kuramoto, Islam, Alam, Khan, and Sumida, 2012, Zootaxa, 3312: 47. Holotype: IABHU 3993, by original designation. Type locality: "Teknaf, Cox’s Bazar district (20° 52′ N, 92° 18′ E, > 5 m asl.), Bangladesh".

English Names

None noted.

Distribution

Known from India (West Bengal: Khordanahala District) and extreme southeastern coastal Bangladesh, likely in the intervening area and into adjacent Myanmar.

Comment

The sister taxon of Hoplobatrachus tigerinus, according to the original publication. Mondal, Purkayastha, and Chaudhuri, 2018, Herpetol. Rev., 49: 500, reported the species from West Bengal, India. 

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