Rana catesbeiana Shaw 1802 (American bullfrog)

Osteichthyes - Salientia - Ranidae

Belongs to Rana according to J. A. Holman et al. 1990

See also Lynch 1965

Sister taxa: Anchylorana dubita, Anchylorana moorei, Anchylorana robustocondyla, Rana basaltica, Rana bucella, Rana dalmatina, Rana fayeae, Rana johnsoni, Rana macrocnemis, Rana meriani, Rana miocenica, Rana parvissima, Rana pipiens, Rana pliocenica, Rana pueyoi, Rana quellembergi, Rana rexroadensis, Rana temporaria

Ecology: amphibious carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of United States (12: Alabama, Colorado, Florida, Kansas, Michigan, South Dakota collections)

• Blancan of United States (1: Nebraska)

• Hemphillian of United States (3: Indiana, Nebraska)

Total: 16 collections each including a single occurrence

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