Rana Linnaeus 1758 (frog)

Osteichthyes - Salientia - Ranidae

Synonym: Anchylorana Taylor 1942

Parent taxon: Ranidae according to E. H. Taylor 1942

See also Böhme 2008, Carroll 1988, Estes and Tihen 1964, Hay 1902, Holman 1963, Holman 1985, Lynch 1965 and Shoshani et al. 1989

Sister taxa: Asphaerion, Pelophylax, Ptychadena, Raninae

Subtaxa: Anchylorana dubita Anchylorana moorei Anchylorana robustocondyla Rana arborea Rana basaltica Rana bucella Rana bufo Rana catesbeiana Rana cultripes Rana dalmatina Rana fayeae Rana johnsoni Rana macrocnemis Rana meriani Rana miocenica Rana parvissima Rana pipiens Rana pliocenica Rana pueyoi Rana punctata Rana quellembergi Rana rexroadensis Rana temporaria

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Type: Rana temporaria

Ecology: amphibious carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Belgium (1 collection), Croatia (1), France (18), Germany (10), Greece (9), Hungary (6), Ireland (4), Italy (6), Japan (1), Mexico (2), the Netherlands (1), the Philippines (1), Poland (13), Spain (14), the United Kingdom (27), United States (66: Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Kansas, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Sussex, Texas, Virginia, West Virginia)

• Blancan of Mexico (1), United States (6: Florida, Kansas, Nebraska)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of France (1), Hungary (2)

• Pliocene of France (1), Greece (1), Hungary (5), Italy (2), Poland (3), Slovakia (1), Spain (3), Turkey (1)

• Hemphillian of United States (7: Arizona, Florida, Indiana, Nebraska)

• Miocene of Austria (2), China (3), the Czech Republic (2), Germany (1), Hungary (4), Italy (6), Kazakhstan (1), Morocco (1), Romania (1), the Russian Federation (1), Spain (4), Turkey (1), United States (21: California, Florida, Kansas, Nebraska, Nevada, South Dakota, Texas)

• Oligocene of Germany (3)

• Eocene of Germany (1)

Total: 266 collections including 369 occurrences

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