Rana temporaria Linnaeus 1758 (common frog)

Osteichthyes - Salientia - Ranidae

Synonym: Rana mehelyi Bolkay 1911

Full reference: C. Linnaeus. 1758. Systema Naturae per Regna Tria Naturae, Secundum Classes, Ordines, Genera, Species, cum Characteribus, Differentiis, Synonymis, Locis. Editio Decima 1:1-824

Belongs to Rana according to O. P. Hay 1902

See also Bolkay 1911, Linnaeus 1758 and Sanchiz 1998

Sister taxa: 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

Ecology: amphibious carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Belgium (1 collection), Croatia (1), France (15), Germany (7), Hungary (1), Ireland (4), Italy (1), Poland (7), Spain (3), the United Kingdom (18)

• Pliocene to Pleistocene of France (1)

• Pliocene of Slovakia (1)

Total: 60 collections including 61 occurrences

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