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Rana  Linnaeus, 1758
Taxonomic Serial No.: 173434

 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Genus  
  Synonym(s): Pseudoamolops Jiang, Fei, Ye, Zeng, Zhen, Xie and Chen, 1997
 
    Pseudoamolops Fei, Ye and Jiang, 2000
 
  Common Name(s): True Frogs [English]
 
    Brown Frogs [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: complete   
  Latest Record Review: 2009   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassTetrapoda   
                      ClassAmphibia  – amphibiens, anfíbio, Amphibians  
                         OrderAnura  – Frogs, perereca, rã, sapo, crapauds, grenouilles, Toads  
                            FamilyRanidae Rafinesque, 1814 – Ranids, Riparian Frogs, Ranid Frogs, True Frogs  
                               GenusRana Linnaeus, 1758 – True Frogs, Brown Frogs  
    Direct Children:  
                                  SpeciesRana amurensis Boulenger, 1886  
                                  SpeciesRana arvalis Nilsson, 1842  
                                  SpeciesRana asiatica Bedriaga, 1898  
                                  SpeciesRana aurora Baird and Girard, 1852 – Red-legged Frog, Rana pata roja, Northern Red-legged Frog 
                                  SpeciesRana boylii Baird, 1854 – Foothill Yellow-legged Frog, Rana pata amarilla 
                                  SpeciesRana cangyuanensis Yang, 2008  
                                  SpeciesRana cascadae Slater, 1939 – Cascades Frog 
                                  SpeciesRana chaochiaoensis Liu, 1946  
                                  SpeciesRana chensinensis David, 1875  
                                  SpeciesRana chevronta Hu and Ye in Hu, Fei and Ye, 1978  
                                  SpeciesRana coreana Okada, 1928  
                                  SpeciesRana culaiensis Li, Lu and Li, 2008  
                                  SpeciesRana dalmatina Fitzinger in Bonaparte, 1839  
                                  SpeciesRana draytonii Baird and Girard, 1852 – California Red-legged Frog 
                                  SpeciesRana dybowskii Günther, 1876  
                                  SpeciesRana graeca Boulenger, 1891  
                                  SpeciesRana hanluica Shen, Jiang and Yang, 2007  
                                  SpeciesRana huanrensis Fei, Ye and Huang, 1990  
                                  SpeciesRana iberica Boulenger, 1879  
                                  SpeciesRana italica Dubois, 1987  
                                  SpeciesRana japonica Boulenger, 1879  
                                  SpeciesRana johnsi Smith, 1921  
                                  SpeciesRana kukunoris Nikolskii, 1918  
                                  SpeciesRana kunyuensis Lu and Li, 2002  
                                  SpeciesRana latastei Boulenger, 1879  
                                  SpeciesRana longicrus Stejneger, 1898  
                                  SpeciesRana luteiventris Thompson, 1913 – Columbia Spotted Frog 
                                  SpeciesRana macrocnemis Boulenger, 1885  
                                  SpeciesRana maoershanensis Lu, Li and Jiang, 2007  
                                  SpeciesRana multidenticulata Chou and Lin, 1997  
                                  SpeciesRana muscosa Camp, 1917 – Mountain Yellow-legged Frog, Southern Mountain Yellow-legged Frog 
                                  SpeciesRana omeimontis Ye and Fei in Ye, Fei and Hu, 1993  
                                  SpeciesRana ornativentris Werner, 1903  
                                  SpeciesRana pirica Matsui, 1991  
                                  SpeciesRana pretiosa Baird and Girard, 1853 – Oregon Spotted Frog 
                                  SpeciesRana pseudodalmatina Eiselt and Schmidtler, 1971  
                                  SpeciesRana pyrenaica Serra-Cobo, 1993  
                                  SpeciesRana sakuraii Matsui and Matsui, 1990  
                                  SpeciesRana sauteri Boulenger, 1909  
                                  SpeciesRana shuchinae Liu, 1950  
                                  SpeciesRana sierrae Camp, 1917 – Sierra Nevada Yellow-legged Frog 
                                  SpeciesRana tagoi Okada, 1928  
                                  SpeciesRana tavasensis Baran and Atatür, 1986  
                                  SpeciesRana temporaria Linnaeus, 1758 – European frog 
                                  SpeciesRana tsushimensis Stejneger, 1907  
                                  SpeciesRana zhengi Zhao, 1999  
                                  SpeciesRana zhenhaiensis Ye, Fei and Matsui, 1995  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Roy W. McDiarmid   
  Notes: U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center   
  Reference for: Rana    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference, database (version 3)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Notes: Frost, Darrel R. 2004. Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 3.0 (22 August, 2004). Electronic Database accessible at http://research.amnh.org/herpetology/amphibia/index.html. American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA   
  Reference for: Rana   
       
  Source: Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference v5.3, database (version 5.3)  
  Acquired: 2009   
  Notes: Frost, Darrel R. 2009. Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 5.3 (12 February, 2009). Electronic Database accessible at http://research.amnh.org/herpetology/amphibia/ American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA   
  Reference for: Rana   
       
  Source: Comisión Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad, database (version undefined)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: CONABIO: (http://www.conabio.gob.mx/)   
  Reference for: Rana   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Rana   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, A. L. Gardner, and W. C. Starnes   
  Publication Date: 2004   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada, draft (2004)   
  Page(s):    
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  Notes: As-yet (2004) unpublished manuscript from 1998   
  Reference for: Rana, True Frogs [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Crother, Brian I., Jeff Boundy, Frank T. Burbrink, et al. / Moriarty, John J., ed.   
  Publication Date: 2008   
  Article/Chapter Title: Scientific and Standard English Names of Amphibians and Reptiles of North America North of Mexico, With Comments Regarding Confidence in Our Understanding, Sixth Ed.   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Herpetological Circular No. 37   
  Page(s): 1-84   
  Publisher: Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-916984-74-5   
  Notes: Available free as a PDF at http://ssarherps.org/pages/HerpCommNames.php   
  Reference for: Rana, Brown Frogs [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Crother, Brian I., Jeff Boundy, Jonathan A. Campbell, et al. / Moriarty, John J., ed.   
  Publication Date: 2000   
  Article/Chapter Title: Scientific and Standard English Names of Amphibians and Reptiles of North America North of Mexico, with Comments Regarding Confidence in Our Understanding   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Herpetological Circular, no. 29   
  Page(s): iv + 82   
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-916984-54-0   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Rana, True Frogs [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Crother, Brian I., Jeff Boundy, Jonathan A. Campbell, K. de Queiroz, et al. / Moriarty, John J., ed.   
  Publication Date: 2000   
  Article/Chapter Title: Scientific and Standard English Names of Amphibians and Reptiles of North America North of Mexico, with Comments Regarding Confidence in Our Understanding   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Herpetological Circular, no. 29   
  Page(s): iv + 82   
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-916984-54-0   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: True Frogs[English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Flores-Villela, Oscar / McCoy, C. J., ed.   
  Publication Date: 1993   
  Article/Chapter Title: Herpetofauna Mexicana: Lista anotada de las especies de anfibios y reptiles de México, cambios taxonómicos recientes, y nuevas especies   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Carnegie Museum of Natural History Special Publication, no. 17   
  Page(s): iv + 73   
  Publisher: Carnegie Museum of Natural History   
  Publication Place: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-911239-42-1   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Rana   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Frost, Darrel R.   
  Publication Date: 1997   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Amphibian Species of the World, A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference. Second edition   
  Page(s):    
  Publisher: Electronic manuscript supplied by compiler   
  Publication Place: New York, New York, U.S.A.   
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  Reference for: Rana   
       

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