Rana humeralis — A New Record from Assam and Arunachal Pradesh, India, with Notes on Its Morphometry and Natural History

B. Hussain, J. Gogoi, N. K. Choudhury, B. K. Baruah, D. K. Sharma, J. Kalita, Saibal Sengupta


A study on the distribution of Rana humeralis was carried out in Assam and Arunachal Pradesh. Morphometric analysis shows minor differences with the type of species described by Boulenger. Study also reveals the occurrence in lentic habitat. The species is well adapted to the flood prone habitats of Assam.


Rana humeralis; Assam; Arunachal Pradesh; Natural history; Distribution

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.30906/1026-2296-2007-14-3-167-171


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