Hydrophylax Fitzinger, 1843

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Ranidae > Genus: Hydrophylax
4 species

English Names

None noted. 


Sri Lanka, India, Bangladesh, southern Myanmar, and western Thailand. 


Removed from the synonymy of Hylarana by Oliver, Prendini, Kraus, and Raxworthy, 2015, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 90: 187, where it had been placed by Che, Pang, Zhao, Wu, Zhao, and Zhang, 2007, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 43: 3. Dubois, Ohler, and Pyron, 2021, Megataxa, 5: 423, recovered Hydrophylax as polyphyletic, with one exemplar, Hydrophylax leptoglossa being the sister of one cluster of Papurana, and Hydrophylax malabarica being the sister of another cluster of Papurana. For this reason, and a general inability to recover monophyletic hylaranine genera, the authors placed Hydrophylax into the synonymy of Hylarana

Contained taxa (4 sp.):

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