Euphlyctis cyanophlyctis

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Indian Skipper
A female Indian Skipper Euphlyctis cyanophlyctis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Ranidae
Genus: Euphlyctis
Species: E. cyanophlyctis
Binomial name
Euphlyctis cyanophlyctis
(Schneider, 1799)
Synonyms

Rana cyanophlyctis

The Indian Skipper frog or Skittering frog (Euphlyctis cyanophlyctis) is a common frog found in South Asia. They are slimy and are often seen at the edge of bodies of water with their eyes above the water. They noisily move away from the shore when disturbed, giving them their common name. They are rarely seen outside water.