AmphibiaWeb - Rana onca


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Rana onca Cope, 1875
Relict Leopard Frog
Subgenus: Pantherana
family: Ranidae
genus: Rana
Taxonomic Notes: This species was placed in the genus Lithobates by Frost et al. (2006). However, Yuan et al. (2016, Systematic Biology, doi: 10.1093/sysbio/syw055) showed that this action created problems of paraphyly in other genera. Yuan et al. (2016) recognized subgenera within Rana for the major traditional species groups, with Lithobates used as the subgenus for the Rana palmipes group. AmphibiaWeb recommends the optional use of these subgenera to refer to these major species groups, with names written as Rana (Aquarana) catesbeiana, for example.

sound file    (2007.8 K MP3 file)
Locality Lake Mead National Recreation Area
State Arizona
Date Recorded 2008-03-20
Call Type
Temperature (F/C) 19.8 degrees Celsius
Temperature Type air
Notes Recorded at 9:00pm. Air temperature was 19.8 degrees Celsius, winds were less than 2kmph, cloud cover was 0%, and the water temperature was 5 degrees Celsius; Recordings were made using a Telinga Pro 6 Stereo DAT parabolic microphone system to a Marantz PMD 670 recorder.
Recorded By Jeff Rice
Copyright Audio file copyright 2008, the Western Soundscape Archive at the University of Utah J. Willard Marriott Library, Use of this audio file is allowed in accordance with the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 United States License;
Date Entered 2008-09-24

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