Fejervarya orissaensis

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Fejervarya orissaensis
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Dicroglossidae
Genus: Fejervarya
Species: F. orissaensis
Binomial name
Fejervarya orissaensis
(Dutta, 1997)
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Limnonectes orissaensis Dutta, 1997

Fejervarya orissaensis (common name: Orissa frog) is a species of frog that is endemic to Orissa state in eastern India. Similar frogs, however, have been found in southwestern Thailand, and it is possible that Fejervarya orissaensis exists as a single species or cryptic species complex all way from Orissa through Myanmar to Thailand.[2]

Fejervarya orissaensis is common and widely distributed in Orissa in eastern India. It has been recorded at elevations between 100 and 500m and is generally associated with grasslands and agricultural areas. There is little information available on breeding biology or larval ecology.[1]


  1. ^ a b Sushil Dutta; Robert Inger (2004). "Fejervarya orissaensis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 16 February 2014. 
  2. ^ Frost, Darrel R. (2014). "Fejervarya orissaensis (Dutta, 1997)". Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 16 February 2014.