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Morphometric Studies on Hylarana temporalis (Günther, 1864) in Gundia Region, Western Ghats

Author Affiliations

  • 1Department of Zoology, Bangalore University, Bangalore-560 056, INDIA
  • 2Department of Zoology, Bangalore University, Bangalore-560 056, INDIA
  • 3Division of Entomology and Nematology, Indian Institute of Horticultural Research, Bangalore-560 089, INDIA

Res. J. Animal, Veterinary and Fishery Sci., Volume 1, Issue (10), Pages 16-18, November,24 (2013)

Abstract

Statistical analysis with traditional morphometry was performed to analyse the intra population variation in Hylarana temporalis (Gunther, 1864) (Anura:Ranidae) from Western Ghats, Gundia (N 12°49'E 75°34') of Dakshin Kannada District. Random samples (N=10) of individuals were collected from different sites to measure 11 morphometric parameters viz., snout vent length, head length, head width, eye diameter, tympanic diameter, eye- nasal distance, inter-orbital distance, thigh length, foot length, first finger length and first toe length. Significant correlation was obtained between the parameters and regression analysis were performed for two morphometric variables viz., head length and the total length and fitted regression equation, y= 1.049x 0.036 (R2 = 0.969) was obtained.

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