Perez's frog

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Perez's frog
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Ranidae
Genus: Pelophylax
P. perezi
Binomial name
Pelophylax perezi
(López-Seoane [es], 1885)
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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 family Ranidae. It is native to southern France, Portugal, Spain, and has been introduced to the Canary and Balearic Islands,[1][2][3] Madeira, the United Kingdom,[1][3] and the Azores;[1] 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]

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  1. ^ a b c d e f Jaime Bosch; Miguel Tejedo; Pedro Beja; Iñigo Martínez-Solano; Alfredo Salvador; Mario García-París; Ernesto Recuero Gil; Trevor Beebee (2009). "Pelophylax perezi". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2009: e.T58692A11812894. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2009.RLTS.T58692A11812894.en.
  2. ^ Frost, Darrel R. (2020). "Pelophylax perezi (López-Seoane, 1885)". Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.1. American Museum of Natural History. doi:10.5531/db.vz.0001. Retrieved 26 October 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ a b "Pelophylax perezi Iberian Green Frog". AmphibiaWeb. University of California, Berkeley. 2020. Retrieved 27 October 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)