Kaloula ghoshi Cherchi, 1954

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Microhylidae > Subfamily: Microhylinae > Genus: Kaloula > Species: Kaloula ghoshi

Kaloula baleata ghoshi Cherchi, 1954, Doriana, Mus. Civ. Stor. Nat. Genova, 1 (47): 1. Syntypes: MSNG (2 specimens), by original designation. Type locality: "Piccole Andamane, fiume Tciongarè", Andaman Islands.

Kaloula ghoshiChandramouli and Prasad, 2018, Tropical Nat. Hist., Thailand, 18: 40. 

English Names

Brown Bullfrog (Kaloula baleata ghoshiDas and Dutta, 1998, Hamadryad, 23: 64).

Brown Painted Frog (Dinesh, Radhakrishnan, Deepak, and Kulkarni, 2023, Fauna India Checklist, vers. 5.0 : 7).


Andaman Islands (North Andaman, Middle Andaman, South Andaman, Little Andaman, Rutland, and Long Island), India. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: India

Endemic: India


 Chandramouli and Prasad, 2018, Tropical Nat. Hist., Thailand, 18: 40–53, recognized this as a distinct species rather than a subspecies of Kaloula baleata. Harikrishnan and Vasudevan, 2018, Alytes, 36: 247–248, commented on the distribution and natural history in the Andaman Islands, India. 

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