Rana areolata

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Taxonavigation: Neobatrachia

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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Chordata Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Amphibia
Subclassis: Lissamphibia
Ordo: Anura
Subordo: Neobatrachia

Familia: Ranidae
Genus: Rana
Species: Rana areolata
Subspecies: R. a. areolata – R. a. circulosa


Rana areolata Baird & Girard, 1852

Type locality: "Indianola, [Calhoun County, Texas] and [apparently in error] . . . on the Rio San Pedro of the Gila [Arizona]", USA.

Lectotype: USNM 3304.



  • Baird and Girard, 1852, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia, 6: 173.
  • Frost, Grant, Faivovich, Bain, Haas, Haddad, de Sá, Channing, Wilkinson, Donnellan, Raxworthy, Campbell, Blotto, Moler, Drewes, Nussbaum, Lynch, Green, and Wheeler, 2006, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 297: 369.
  • Hillis, D.M. & Wilcox, T.P. (2005): Phylogeny of the New World true frogs (Rana). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 34(2): 299–314. PDF fulltext
  • Hillis, D. M. (2007) Constraints in naming parts of the Tree of Life. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 42: 331–338. PDF fulltext
  • 2007 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species IUCN: Rana areolata (Unknown category) Downloaded on 01 July 2008.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Crawfish Frog