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La rana levantina, Pelophylax bedriagae

(Camerano, [1882])


Nomi comuni esteri - Inglese - Bedriaga's Frog, Hadera Frog, Levant Water Frog, Levant Green Frog. Olanda - Oostelijke meerkikker.

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Classificazione - Regno: Animalia. Sottoregno: Eumetazoa. Phylum: Chordata. Subphylum: Vertebrata. Superclasse: Gnathostomata. Classe: Amphibia. Sottoclasse: Lissamphibia. Ordine: Anura. Sottordine: Dispasiocoela. Famiglia: Ranidae. Genere: Pelophylax.

Rana esculenta var. bedriagae Camerano, 1882 "1881", C. R. Assoc. Franç. Avanc. Sci., Paris, 10: 688. Sintipi: MZUT, ma non verificati di recente. Località tipo: "Damas [= Damasco]", Siria.

Rana (Rana) bedriagae Dubois, 1987 "1986", Alytes, 5: 41. per implicazione.
Rana levantina Schneider & Sinsch, 1992, Z. Zool. Syst. Evolutionsforsch., 30: 297-315. Materiale tipo: non indicato; olotipo susseguentemente annotato come ZFMK 52836 da Schneider, Sinsch & Nevo, 1992, Zool. Anz., 228: 97-106. Località tipo: non indicata; susseguentemente annotata come "Birket Ata, 5 km a sud di Hadera, Israele" da Schneider, Sinsch & Nevo, 1992, Zool. Anz., 228: 97-106. Sinonimia di Dubois & Ohler, 1996 "1994", Zool. Polon., 39: 179; priva di discussione, e di Schneider & Sinsch, 1999, Z. Zool. Syst. Evolutionsforsch., 37: 57.
Rana (Pelophylax) bedriagae Dubois, 1992, Bull. Mens. Soc. Linn. Lyon, 61: 332.
Hylarana bedriagae Chen, Murphy, Lathrop, Ngo, Orlov, Ho & Somorjai, 2005, Herpetol. J., 15: 237. per implicazione.
Pelophylax bedriagae Frost, Grant, Faivovich, Bain, Haas, Haddad, de Sá, Channing, Wilkinson, Donnellan, Raxworthy, Campbell, Blotto, Moler, Drewes, Nussbaum, Lynch, Green & Wheeler, 2006, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 297: 369. Che, Pang, Zhao, Wu, Zhao & Zhang, 2007, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 42: xxx; per implicazione.

Fonti bibliografiche principali - Dubois, A. 1992. Note sur la classification des Ranidae (Amphibiens Anoures). Bulletin mensuel de la société linnéenne de Lyon 61(10): 305-352.

 

Distribuzione di Pelophylax bedriagae secondo IUCN

 

Corso inferiore del Nilo (approssimativamente dall'altezza di Luxor) e dal Delta d'Egitto, attraverso Israele, fino alla Turchia occidentale, Tracia greca e Cipro. La specie è stata introdotta a Malta. P. bedriagae è diffusa dal livello del mare a circa 1.500 metri di quota (Giordania).

Bibliografia - Arnold, E.N. 2003. Reptiles and Amphibians of Europe. Princeton University Press, Princeton and Oxford.

Baran, I. and Atatür, M.K. 1998. Turkish Herpetofauna (amphibians and reptiles). Republic of Turkey Ministry of Environment, Ankara.

Böhme, W. and Wiedl, H. 1994. Status and zoogeography of the herpetofauna of Cyprus, with taxonomic and natural history notes on selected species (genera Rana, Coluber, Natrix, Vipera). Zoology in the Middle East 10: 31-52.

Camerano, L. 1882. Recherches sur les variations de la Rana esculenta et du Bufo viridis dans le bassin del la Méditerranée. C. r. Soc. fr. Av. Sci. 10: 680-692.

Deagni, G. and Mendelssohn, H. 1990. In: A. Arbel (ed.) Plants and animals of the Land of Israel, second edition, Volume 5. pp.190-221. The Publication House Society for Protection of Nature, Israel.

Degani, G. 1982. Amphibian tadpole interaction in a winter pond. Hydrobiologia 96: 3-7.

Degani, G. 1986. Growth and behavior of six species of amphibian larvae in winter ponds in Israel. Hydrobiologia 140: 5-10.

Degani, G. and Kaplan, D. 1999. Distribution of amphibian larvae in Israeli habitats with changeable water availability. Hydrobiologia 405: 49-56.

Demirsoy, A. 1996. Tükiye Omurgalilari, Sürüngenler. Meteksen, Ankara.

Disi, A.M. 2002. Jordan Country Study on Biological Diversity: The Herpetofauna of Jordan. Amman. 288 pp.

Disi, A.M., Modrý, P. Ne'as and Rifai, L. 2001. Amphibians and reptiles of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan. Edition Chimaira, Frankfurt.

Dubois, A. 1992. Note sur la classification des Ranidae (Amphibiens Anoures). Bulletin mensuel de la société linnéenne de Lyon 61(10): 305-352.

Hraoui-Bloquet, S., Sadek, R. and Geze, R. 2001. Les Amphibiens du Liban: inventaire, répartition géographique et altitudinale. Bull. Soc. Herp. Fr. 99: 19-28.

Hraoui-Bloquet, S., Sadek, R.A., Sindaco, R. and Venchi, A. 2002. The herpetofauna of Lebanon: new data on distribution. Zoology in the Middle East 27(2002): 35-46.

Jooris, R. 2002. Pelophylax: de groene wachters aan de waterkant. Natuurpunt, Mechelen.

Kaya, U., Cevik, I.E. and Erismis, U.C. 2002. New distributional records for Rana bedriagae caralitana in Anatolia. Turkish Journal of Zoology 26: 381-383.

Lymberakis, P. and Kalionzopoulou, A. 2003. Additions to the herpetofauna of Syria. Zoology in the Middle East 29: 33'39.

Nevo, E. and Schneider, H. 1983. Structure and variation of Rana ridibunda mating call in Israel (Amphibia: Anura). Israel Journal of Zoology 32(1): 45-60.

Plötner, J., Ohst, T., Böhme, W. and Schreiber, R. 2001. Divergence in mitochondrial DNA of near eastern water frogs with special reference to the systematic status of Cypriote and Anatolian populations (Anura, Ranidae). Amphibia-Reptilia 22(4): 397-412.

Schneider, H. and Sinsch, U. 1998. Taxonomic reassessment of Middle Eastern water frogs: Bioacoustic variation among populations considered as Rana ridibunda, R. bedriagae or R. levantina. Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research 37: 57-65.

Schneider, H. and T.S. Sofianidou. 1985. The mating call of Rana ridibunda (Amphibia, Anura) in northern Greece as compared with those of Yugoslavian and Israeli populations: proposal of a new subspecies. Zoologischer Anzeiger 214(5/6): 309-319.

Schneider, H., U. Sinsch, and E. Nevo. 1993. The lake frog in Israel represent a new species. Zoologischer Anzeiger 1/2: 97 - 106.

Sinsch, U. and Eblenkamp, B. 1994. Allozyme variation among Rana balcanica, R. levantina, and R. ridibunda (Amphibia: Anura) - Genetic differentiation corroborates the bioacoustically detected species status. Zeitschrift Fur Zoologische Systematik und Evolutionsforschung 32(1): 35-43.

Sinsch, U. and Schneider, H. 1999. Taxonomic reassessment of Middle Eastern water frogs: Morphological variation among populations considered as Rana ridibunda, R. bedriagae or R. levantina. Journal of Zoological Systematics and Evolutionary Research 37(2): 67.

Tron, F. 2005. Second Discoglossus nigriventer rediscovery expedition in the central Bekaa Valley, Lebanon: 17-28 April 2005 Expedition Report. A Rocha.Beerli, P. 1994. Genetic isolation and calibration of an average protein clock in western Palearctic water frogs of the Aegean region. Dissertation Universität Zürich 1994.


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