Biology:Zakerana nepalensis

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Short description: Species of amphibian

Zakerana nepalensis
Fejervarya nepalensis, Samdrup Jongkhar, Bhutan.jpg
Zakerana nepalensis from Samdrup Jongkhar District, Bhutan
Scientific classification edit
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Dicroglossidae
Genus: Zakerana
Z. nepalensis
Binomial name
Zakerana nepalensis
(Dubois, 1975)

Rana nepalensis Dubois, 1975
Fejervarya nepalensis (Dubois, 1975)

Zakerana nepalensis (Nepal cricket frog or Nepal warty frog) is a small-sized frog native to northern and northeastern India , Bangladesh, and Nepal. It has recently been reported also from Bhutan.[2][3] Having distinct and narrow middorsal line (MDL); indistinct skin fringe on outer side of 5th toe; relative finger length (RFL) is 2<1<4<3, 1st finger scarcely longer than 2nd; laterally dark and medially pale throat in males; body tubercles oblong, arranged in longitudinal folds; and snout jutting over jaw.


  1. Sabitry Bordoloi; Tej Kumar Shrestha (2009). "Zakerana nepalensis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2009. Retrieved 15 February 2014. 
  2. Frost, Darrel R. (2014). "Zakerana nepalensis (Dubois, 1975)". Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History. 
  3. Wangyal, J. T. (2013). "New records of reptiles and amphibians from Bhutan". Journal of Threatened Taxa 5 (13): 4774–4783. doi:10.11609/JoTT.o3539.4774-83. 
  • Rasel, M.M.R., Hannan, M.A. and Howlader, M.S.A. 2007. Four new country records of Fejervarya Bolkay, 1915 (Amphibia: Anura: Dicroglossidae) from Bangladesh. Bonnoprani – Bangladesh Wildlife Bulletin 4(1-2): 1–3.

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