Hylarana oatesii (Boulenger, 1892)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Ranidae > Genus: Hylarana > Species: Hylarana oatesii

Rana Oatesii Boulenger, 1892, Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist., Ser. 6, 9: 141. Syntypes: BMNH ("several specimens"), by original designation; BMNH has 1947.2.3.25–28 (formerly 1891.11.26.51–54) registered as syntypes. Type locality: "near Toungoo", Myanmar.

Rana (Hylorana) oatesiiBoulenger, 1920, Rec. Indian Mus., 20: 125.

Hylarana oatesii — Bourret, 1942, Batr. Indochine: 98; Dubois, Ohler, and Pyron, 2021, Megataxa, 5: 496, by implication.  

Rana (Hylarana) oatesiBourret, 1942, Batr. Indochine: 327; Dubois, 1987 "1986", Alytes, 5: 42; by implication.

Rana (Humerana) oatesiiDubois, 1992, Bull. Mens. Soc. Linn. Lyon, 61: 325.

Humerana oatesiiFrost, Grant, Faivovich, Bain, Haas, Haddad, de Sá, Channing, Wilkinson, Donnellan, Raxworthy, Campbell, Blotto, Moler, Drewes, Nussbaum, Lynch, Green, and Wheeler, 2006, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 297: 368; Fei, Ye, and Jiang, 2010, Herpetol. Sinica, 12: 35. See comment under Ranidae record.


English Names

Toungoo Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 108).

Southern Caped Frog (Zug, 2022, Smithson. Contrib. Zool., 653: 36).


Southeastern mainland Myanmar (Bago and Yangon). 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Myanmar

Endemic: Myanmar


See accounts by Boulenger, 1920, Rec. Indian Mus., 20: 151; Bourret, 1942, Batr. Indochine: 327–329. Zug, 2022, Smithson. Contrib. Zool., 653: 36–37, briefly discussed identification, habitat, and range in Myanmar.

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