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Rana saharica Boulenger 1913

Peter Beerli*

Table of Contents

Description
Distribution
Voice
Synonyms
References

Description

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Distribution

This species is occuring in bigger Oases in the Sahara. Its eastern distribution is unknown. The southernmost known locality is Tamanrasset near the Hoggar massif in the center of the Sahara.

Voice

The following recordings a short sequences of longer recordings. These files are size reduced (MULAW 8-bit encoded) from 16-bit encoded sound files. [A single call , Several calls ]

Synonyms

Valid name: Rana (Pelophylax) saharica Boulenger in Hartert 1913

Synonyms: Rana esculenta var. latastei Camerano 1882, Rana esculenta var. saharica Boulenger in Hartert 1913, Rana zavattarii Scortecci 1936, Rana ridibunda riodeoroi Salvador and Peris 1975.

References

Beerli, P. 1994. Genetic isolation and calibration of an average protein clock
        in western Palearctic water frogs of the Aegean region. 
        Dissertation Universität Zürich 1994. 
        [Summary]
Buckley, D., B. Arano, P. Herrero, G. Llorente, and M. Esteban. 1994. Morrocan
        water frogs vs. R. perezi: allozyme studies show up their
        differences.  In: M. Ogielska (Ed.): II International Symposium on
        Ecology and Genetics of European water frogs, 
        18-25 September 1994, Wroclaw, Poland. Zoologica Poloniae 39(3-4).
Dubois, A., and A. Ohler. 1994. Frogs of the subgenus Pelophylax 
        (Amphibia, Anura, genus Rana): a catalogue of available and 
        valid scientific names, with comments on the name-bearing types, 
        complete synonymies. proposed common names, and maps showing 
        all type localities.  In: M. Ogielska (Ed.): II International Symposium on
        Ecology and Genetics of European water frogs, 
        18-25 September 1994, Wroclaw, Poland. Zoologica Poloniae 39(3-4).

Title Illustration

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About this page

Peter Beerli

e-mail: beerli@scs.fsu.edu.
Genetics 357360
University of Washington
Seattle WA 98195-7360
USA


Page copyright 1995 Peter Beerli
Last modified 20 December 1995


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