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Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Ranidae > Genus: Rana > Species: Rana catesbeiana

Rana catesbeiana Shaw, 1802

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Quick facts

  • Threat status Europe: Not evaluated (IUCN)
  • Protected by 1 international agreement
  • 0 Natura 2000 sites are designated for the species.


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Layer shows this species distribution which marks roughly where the species is found. Data source: FAO Aquatic Species Distribution Map Viewer © FAO

Layer show observations of this species are given by museum collections and other scientific databases. Data source: GBIF

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Nationally designated areas are protected areas which directly or indirectly create protected areas. Data source: CDDA database.

Biogeographical regions are defined by their ecological and geographical context. Data source:


Threat and conservation status

This species has not yet been assessed for the IUCN Red List

Natura 2000 sites

Not available

Legal status

Legal text Annex Geographical and other restrictions More information
Convention on the conservation of European wildlife and natural habitats (Bern Convention) Annex III: protected fauna species

Common names and synonyms

The species has no common names
Synonym Author
Rana mugiens Merrem, 1820
Rana scapularis Harlan, 1825
Rana conspersa Le Conte, 1855

Other resources

Fauna Europaea search Fauna Europaea
GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
ITIS (invalid) Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI National Center for Biotechnology Information
PESI (Accepted) Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure
Wikipedia Wikipedia

External data

No external data sets available for this species
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