Perez's frog

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Perez's frog
Pelophylax perezi by-dpc.jpg
Conservation status
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Ranidae
Genus: Pelophylax
Species: P. perezi
Binomial name
Pelophylax perezi
(López-Seoane, 1885)
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Synonyms

Rana perezi López-Seoane, 1885

The Perez's frog, also known as Iberian waterfrog, Iberian green frog, or Coruna frog (Pelophylax perezi) is a species of frog in the Ranidae family. It is native to southern France, Portugal, Spain,[2] and has been introduced to the Azores, Madeira, the Canary and Balearic Islands, and the United Kingdom (two sites); in the Iberian Peninsula it is widespread and common, as evidenced by its Spanish name rana común ("common frog").[1]

Its natural habitats are temperate forests, temperate shrubland, Mediterranean-type shrubby vegetation, rivers, intermittent rivers, swamps, freshwater lakes, intermittent freshwater lakes, freshwater marshes, intermittent freshwater marshes, sandy shores, arable land, and urban areas. It is not considered threatened by the IUCN.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c Bosch, J., Tejedo, M., Beja, P., Martínez-Solano, I., Salvador, A., García-París, M., Gil, E.R. & Beebee, T. (2009). "Pelophylax perezi". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 18 July 2014. 
  2. ^ Frost, Darrel R. (2014). "Pelophylax perezi (López-Seoane, 1885)". Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 18 July 2014.