Rana pyrenaica Serra-Cobo, 1993

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Ranidae > Genus: Rana > Species: Rana pyrenaica

Rana pyrenaica Serra-Cobo, 1993, Alytes, 11: 2. Holotype: MNCN 16661, by original designation. Type locality: "la Espata (Villanura, Huesca, España)".

Rana (Laurasiarana) pyrenaicaHillis and Wilcox, 2005, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 34: 311, by implication; see Dubois, 2006, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 42: 317-330, and Hillis, 2007, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 42: 331-338, for discussion.

Rana (Rana) pyrenaica — Yuan, Zhou, Chen, Poyarkov, Chen, Jang-Liaw, Chou, Matzke, Iizuka, Min, Kuzmin, Zhang, Cannatella, Hillis, and Che, 2016, Syst. Biol., 65: 835.

English Names

Pyrenees Frog (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 109).

Pyrenean Frog (Arnold, 2002, Rept. Amph. Eur., Ed. 2: 81).

Distribution

Torrent habitats on the Spanish side of the central and western Pyrenees; small area in the Iraty forest in adjacent France, 800-2100 m elevation.

Comment

In the Rana temporaria group according to the original publication. Considered by Veith, Kosuch, and Vences, 2003, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 26: 310-327, to be the sister taxon of Rana temporaria (sensu lato, as including Rana honnorati and Rana aragonensis). Arnold, 2002, Rept. Amph. Eur., Ed. 2: 81-82, provided a brief account, figure, and map. Serra-Cobo, 1997, in Pleguezuelos (ed.), Dist. Biogeogr. Anf. Rep. Esp. Portugal: 167-168, provided a brief account, photograph, and detailed map. Carranza and Arribas, 2008, Amphibia-Reptilia, 29: 579-582, reported on the genetic homogeneity of the species. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status (as Rana pueblae) in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 510. See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 510.

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