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Rana

Salientia - Ranidae

Synonyms
Synonymy list
YearName and author
1758Rana Linnaeus
1853Rana meriani Meyer
1902Rana Hay p. 425
1922Rana pueyoi Longinos Navás p. 52
1922Rana quellembergi Longinos Navás p. 56
1936Rana basaltica Young pp. 189-193 figs. fig. 1,2, pl. I
1942Anchylorana Taylor pp. 207-208
1942Anchylorana moorei Taylor pp. 208-209 figs. 3a and b
1942Anchylorana dubita Taylor pp. 209-211 figs. 4a and b
1942Anchylorana robustocondyla Taylor pp. 211-212 fig. 1
1942Rana fayeae Taylor pp. 212-213 figs. 4a and b
1942Rana ephippium Taylor pp. 213-214 figs. 1a and b
1942Rana meadensis Taylor pp. 213-214 figs. 5a and b
1942Rana rexroadensis Taylor pp. 215-216 figs. 3a and b
1942Rana valida Taylor pp. 216-217 figs. 2a and b
1942Rana parvissima Taylor p. 217 fig. 2
1952Rana noeggerathi Meyer pp. 1-73
1953Rana johnsoni La Rivers p. 77
1964Rana Estes and Tihen p. 464
1965Leptodactylus abavus Holman p. 70 fig. 1
1965Rana miocenica Holman p. 74 fig. 2
1965Rana bucella Holman p. 76 fig. 2
1965Rana Lynch p. 73
1985Rana Holman
1988Rana Carroll
1989Rana Shoshani et al. p. 436
1998Rana Sanchiz
2008Rana Böhme p. 167

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
RankNameAuthor
Tetrapoda
Temnospondyli()
Lissamphibia()
Batrachia(Macartney 1802)
orderSalientia
orderAnura()
Neobatrachia(Reig 1958)
superfamilyRanoideaRafinesque 1814
familyRanidaeRafinesque 1814
genusRanaLinnaeus 1758

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: brackish, freshwater, terrestrialuc
Locomotion: actively mobilesubo
Life habit: amphibioussubo
Diet: carnivoresubo
Created: 2009-07-20 21:44:54
Modified: 2009-07-20 23:44:54
Source: subo = suborder, subp = subphylum, uc = unranked clade
References: Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range

Maximum range based only on fossils: base of the Lutetian to the top of the Holocene or 47.80000 to 0.00000 Ma
Minimum age of oldest fossil (stem group age): 41.3 Ma

Collections (266 total)

Oldest occurrences

Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Lutetian47.8 - 41.3Germany (Sachsen-Anhalt) R. carbonicola (13322)
MP 2233.9 - 28.4Germany (Bayern) R. sp. (91491)
MP 3028.4 - 23.03Germany (Bavaria) R. sp. (84364)
MP 3028.4 - 23.03Germany (North Rhine-Westfalia) R. noeggerathi, R. meriani (84606)
Aquitanian23.03 - 20.44Turkey R. sp. (123307)
Aquitanian - Burdigalian23.03 - 15.97Kazakhstan R. sp. (64355)
Miocene23.03 - 5.333USA (California) R. pliocenica (19370)
Miocene23.03 - 5.333USA (Texas) R. sp., R. pipiens (18664)
Burdigalian20.44 - 15.97China (Jiangsu) R. sp. (41813 43400)
Hemingfordian20.43 - 15.97USA (Florida) R. sp. (18597)
Hemingfordian20.43 - 15.97USA (Nebraska) R. sp. (17963)
Orleanian20.0 - 15.97Czech Republic (Moravia) R. sp. (190142 200140)
MN 416.9 - 15.97Spain (Castile-La Mancha) R. sp. (136269)
Langhian15.97 - 13.82Germany (Bavaria) R. sp. 1 (205187)
Barstovian15.97 - 13.6USA (Texas) R. pipiens (140202)
Barstovian15.97 - 13.6USA (Nebraska) R. clamitans, R. pipiens (18208) R. pipiens (18102 18206 18223) R. sp. (18031 18141 18165 18284 18442 27481 27507)
Early/Lower Barstovian15.97 - 13.6USA (Texas) R. pipiens (18665)
Astaracian15.97 - 11.608China (Shandong) R. basaltica (41810)
MN 613.65 - 12.75Romania (Bihor) R. sp. (200044)
MN 6 - MN 7 + 813.65 - 11.1Hungary (Nograd) R. esculenta (167497 167509 167512)