"Hylarana" latouchii

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"Hylarana" latouchii_table_infobox_0

"Hylarana" latouchii"Hylarana" latouchii_header_cell_0_0_0
Conservation status"Hylarana" latouchii_header_cell_0_1_0
Scientific classification "Hylarana""Hylarana" latouchii_header_cell_0_2_0
Kingdom:"Hylarana" latouchii_cell_0_3_0 Animalia"Hylarana" latouchii_cell_0_3_1
Phylum:"Hylarana" latouchii_cell_0_4_0 Chordata"Hylarana" latouchii_cell_0_4_1
Class:"Hylarana" latouchii_cell_0_5_0 Amphibia"Hylarana" latouchii_cell_0_5_1
Order:"Hylarana" latouchii_cell_0_6_0 Anura"Hylarana" latouchii_cell_0_6_1
Family:"Hylarana" latouchii_cell_0_7_0 Ranidae"Hylarana" latouchii_cell_0_7_1
Genus:"Hylarana" latouchii_cell_0_8_0 "Hylarana""Hylarana" latouchii_cell_0_8_1
Species:"Hylarana" latouchii_cell_0_9_0 "H." latouchii"Hylarana" latouchii_cell_0_9_1
Binomial name"Hylarana" latouchii_header_cell_0_10_0
Synonyms"Hylarana" latouchii_header_cell_0_11_0

"Hylarana" latouchii, also known as Kuatun frog, LaTouche's frog, or broad-folded frog, is a species of frog in the family Ranidae. "Hylarana" latouchii_sentence_0

It was formerly placed in genus Rana. "Hylarana" latouchii_sentence_1

The specific name honours the collector of the type series: "Hylarana" latouchii was described by George Albert Boulenger based on three specimens collected by Irish ornithologist John D. La Touche in Guadun village in Wuyishan, Fujian, China. "Hylarana" latouchii_sentence_2

"Hylarana" latouchii is found in southern and eastern China and Taiwan. "Hylarana" latouchii_sentence_3

Frogs from Taiwan might represent a separate species different from the mainland. "Hylarana" latouchii_sentence_4

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, moist montane forests, rivers, freshwater marshes, intermittent freshwater marshes, water storage areas, ponds, open excavations, irrigated land, and canals and ditches. "Hylarana" latouchii_sentence_5

It is not considered a threatened species by the IUCN. "Hylarana" latouchii_sentence_6

"Hylarana" latouchii is a small frog that may grow up to 4 cm (1.6 in) in snout-vent length. "Hylarana" latouchii_sentence_7

Males are smaller (38 mm (1.5 in) SVL) than females (47 mm (1.9 in) SVL). "Hylarana" latouchii_sentence_8

Mean sizes reported for Taiwanese "Hylarana" latouchii are larger, respectively 44 mm (1.7 in) and 55 mm (2.2 in) SVL. "Hylarana" latouchii_sentence_9

"Hylarana" latouchii is reproductively active throughout the year in Taiwan. "Hylarana" latouchii_sentence_10

Antimicrobial peptides can be isolated from skin of "Hylarana" latouchii. "Hylarana" latouchii_sentence_11


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