Ranidae Pelophylax perezi Pelophylax shqipericus
Pelophylax ridibundus (Pallas, 1771)
Marsh Frog, Lake Frog, Laughing Frog

= Rana ridibunda Pallas, 1771

P. ridibundus (© Ákos Baracsy)

Adult, Tata, Hungary, May 10, 2003
(Photo by Ákos Baracsy)

P. ridibundus (© Ákos Baracsy)

Adult, Tata, Hungary, May 10, 2003
(Photo by Ákos Baracsy)

P. ridibundus (© Ákos Baracsy)

Adult, Botanical garden of Jeli, Hungary, May 17, 2003
(Photo by Ákos Baracsy)

P. ridibundus (© Pierre-André Crochet)

Adult, La Fertalière, France, April 2, 2004
(Photo by Pierre-André Crochet)

P. ridibundus (© Paolo Mazzei)

Adult, Verbois (Annecy), France, May 1980


Distribution:
Central Europe east of northeastern France, north to southern shore of Baltic Sea (and extreme southern Finland), south to extreme northeastern Spain, northern Italy and the Balkans including eastern Greece; east to ca. 81 E in Asiatic Russia and Xinjiang (China), south to Afghanistan and Pakistan. Isolated populations in the high Asir region of of western Saudi Arabia, and oases of eastern Saudi Arabia; introduced into England and Italy

Similar species:
Pelophylax epeiroticus (Ranidae)
Pelophylax kl. esculentus (Ranidae)
Pelophylax kl. grafi (Ranidae)
Pelophylax kurtmuelleri (Ranidae)
Pelophylax lessonae (Ranidae)
Pelophylax perezi (Ranidae)

Home