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 C. Linnaeus 1758

See also Bolkay 1911 and Sanchiz 1998

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

Ecology: amphibious carnivore

Distribution:

• Quaternary of Croatia (1 collection), 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: 59 collections including 60 occurrences

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