Fejervarya pulla (Stoliczka, 1870)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Dicroglossidae > Subfamily: Dicroglossinae > Genus: Fejervarya > Species: Fejervarya pulla

Rana gracilis var. pulla Stoliczka, 1870, J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal, 39: 144. Syntypes: 2 specimens; ZSIC 3529 regarded as holotype by Sclater, 1892, List Batr. Indian Mus.: 5; lost, according to Dubois, 1984, Alytes, 3: 155. Type locality: "small pool of water at a height of about 2,000 feet on the Penang hill", Malaysia. Preoccupied by Rana pullus Smith, 1921. Considered a synonym of Rana limnocharis by Boulenger, 1890, Fauna Brit. India, Rept. Batr.: 450, although Sclater, 1892, Proc. Zool. Soc. London, 1892: 344, considered it to be based on a juvenile Rana tigerina. Considered a nomen dubium by Dubois, 1984, Alytes, 3: 155. Considered incertae sedis within Hoplobatrachus or Fejervarya by Dubois, 1987 "1986", Alytes, 5: 60-61; without discussion.

Fejervarya pullaDubois and Ohler, 2000, Alytes, 18: 35; Fei, Ye, Jiang, and Xie, 2002, Herpetol. Sinica, 9: 93.

English Names

None noted.


Known only from the type locality (Penang, Malaya, West Malaysia).

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Malaysia, Malaysia, West (Peninsular)

Endemic: Malaysia, Malaysia, West (Peninsular)


Considered a possible member of Hoplobatrachus by Matsui, Toda, and Ota, 2008 "2007", Curr. Herpetol., Kyoto, 26: 73, but without discussing evidence.

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