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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,[2] and has been introduced to the Azores, Madeira, the Canary and Balearic Islands, and the United Kingdom (two sites)[3]; in the Iberian Peninsula it is widespread and common, as evidenced by its Spanish name rana común ("common frog").[1]

Perez's frog
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Ranidae
Genus: Pelophylax
Species:
P. perezi
Binomial name
Pelophylax perezi
(López-Seoane [es], 1885)
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Synonyms

Rana perezi López-Seoane, 1885

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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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Jaime Bosch; Miguel Tejedo; Pedro Beja; Iñigo Martínez-Solano; Alfredo Salvador; Mario García-París; Ernesto Recuero Gil; Trevor Beebee (2009). "Pelophylax perezi". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2009: e.T58692A11812894. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2009.RLTS.T58692A11812894.en. Retrieved 4 January 2018.
  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.
  3. ^ "Green Frogs or Water Frogs". Reptile and Amphibian Group for Somerset. Retrieved 24 December 2018.