Polypedates teraiensis

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Perching Frog
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Rhacophoridae
Genus: Polypedates
Species: P. teraiensis
Binomial name
Polypedates teraiensis
(Dubois, 1987)
  • Rhacophorus (Rhacophorus) leucomystax teraiensis
  • Rhacophorus teraiensis

The Perching frog, six-lined tree frog, or Terai tree frog (Polypedates teraiensis) is a species of frog in the Rhacophoridae family. It is found in eastern Nepal, eastern, peninsular, and northeastern India (West Bengal, Meghalaya, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Manipur, Sikkim, also reported for Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh) and Bangladesh, into adjacent Myanmar, and possibly into adjacent China.[1]


  1. ^ Polypedates teraiensis, Amphibian Species of the World 5.6