Central Asiatic frog

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Central Asiatic frog
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Ranidae
Genus: Rana
Species: R. asiatica
Binomial name
Rana asiatica
Bedriaga, 1898

Rana asiatica ssp. balchaschensis Terentjev, 1923
Rana asiatica ssp. issikkulensis Kaschkarov, 1923
Rana bachtyana Kastschenko, 1909
Rana temporaria ssp. asiatica Bedriaga, 1898

The Central Asiatic frog or Asian frog (Rana asiatica) is a species of frog in the Ranidae family, found in China, Kazakhstan, and Kyrgyzstan. Its natural habitats are temperate forests, temperate shrubland, temperate grassland, rivers, intermittent rivers, swamps, freshwater lakes, intermittent freshwater lakes, freshwater marshes, intermittent freshwater marshes, freshwater springs, inland deltas, arable land, pastureland, rural gardens, urban areas, water storage areas, ponds, aquaculture ponds, and irrigated land. It is not considered threatened by the IUCN.