Polypedates bengalensis Purkayastha, Das, Mondal, Mitra, and Das, 2019

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Rhacophoridae > Subfamily: Rhacophorinae > Genus: Polypedates > Species: Polypedates bengalensis

Polypedates bengalensis Purkayastha, Das, Mondal, Mitra, and Das, 2019, Zootaxa, 4691: 529. Holotype.V/A/NERC/1448, by original designation. Type locality: "Khordanahala, South 24 Parganas District (22.2 47719°N, 88.144078°E; WGS84), elevation 7 m above sea level", West Bengal, India. zoobank.org/urn:lsid:zoobank.org:pub:581C9435-F356-4F8E-89CF-80F0AE36CC98

English Names

Brown Blotched Bengal Tree Frog (original publication). 

Brown Blotched Whipping Frog (Dinesh, Radhakrishnan, Deepak, and Kulkarni, 2023, Fauna India Checklist, vers. 5.0 : 12).


Known from Khordanahala and Madhyamgram in West Bengal and from Balaramvihar, Odisha, eastern India. 

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: India

Endemic: India


Reported from Balaramvihar, Nuagaon, Bhubaneshwar, Khurda district, Odisha, India, by Sethy and Deuti, 2020, Rec. Zool. Surv. India, 120: 281–284. 

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