Kingdom: Animalia > Phylum: Chordata > Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Ranidae > Genus: Rana > Species: Rana temporaria > See subspecies
Scientific name Source
Rana temporaria parvipalmata Seoane, 1885 Gasc J.P. and al. (1997)

Common frog - Rana temporaria Linnaeus, 1758

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Quick facts

Threat status Europe Least Concern (IUCN)
EU conservation status by biogeographical region Alpine - Favourable
Atlantic - Unfavourable-Inadequate
Boreal - Favourable
Continental - Unfavourable-Inadequate
Mediterranean - Unfavourable-Inadequate
Pannonian - Unfavourable-Inadequate
Protected by EU Habitats Directive and 1 other international agreement
Most preferred habitats
  • rivers and lakes
  • wetlands
  • woodland and forest
May also occur in
  • agricultural mosaics
  • cropland
  • grassland
  • heathland and shrub
  • urban
Natura 2000 species code 1213

Distribution

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Threat and conservation status

IUCN Red List status of threatened species

The IUCN Red List threat status assesses the risk of extinction.

IUCN Red List Category
Not Evaluated
Near Threatened
Regionally Extinct
Not Applicable
Vulnerable
Extinct in the Wild
Data Deficient
Endangered
Extinct
Least Concern
Critically Endangered

EU conservation status

Conservation status assesses every six years and for each biogeographical region the condition of habitats and species compared to the favourable status as described in the Habitats Directive. The map shows the 2007-2012 assessments as reported by EU Member State. Assessments are further detailed in the summary document available behind the link below.

Natura 2000 sites

Not available

Common names and synonyms

Common Name Language Reference
Common frog English Gasc J.P. and al.
Grasfrosch German Gasc J.P. and al.
Grass frog English Gasc J.P. and al.
Grenouille rousse French Gasc J.P. and al.
Rana bermeja Spanish Gasc J.P. and al.
Vanlig groda Swedish Gasc J.P. and al.
Synonym Author
Rana alpina Laurenti, 1768
Rana muta Laurenti, 1768
Rana platyrrhinus Steenstrup, 1847
Rana fusca Thomas, 1855

Other resources

CoL (accepted name) Catalogue of Life
EoL Encyclopedia of Life
Fauna Europaea Fauna Europaea
GBIF Global Biodiversity Information Facility
Habitats Directive Art. 17-2006 summary
ITIS (Valid name) Interagency Taxonomic Information System
NCBI search 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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