Edible frog

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Related to Rana esculenta: Rana temporaria
(Zool.) the common European frog (Rana esculenta), used as food.

See also: Edible

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Testicular endocrine activity is upregulated by d-aspartic acid in the green frog, Rana esculenta.
D-Asp: a new player in reproductive endocrinology of the amphibian Rana esculenta.
Life history of Lankesterella minima (Chaussat, 1850) Labbe, 1899, parasite of Rana esculenta Linnaeus, 1758, was studied by Noller (1912, 1920).
Krogh Regulacion capilar Rana esculenta Rana temporaria 1922 A.
Rudolphi (1819) described a lung fluke from Rana esculenta and named it Distomum variegatum.
Iridoviruses(a,b) of herpetofauna (34) Host Virus(c) Amphibian iridoviruses Frog virus 3 Leopard frog (Rana pipiens) considered type for sympatric isolates frog virus 1, 2, 9-23 Red-spotted new eft T6-20 Notophthalamus viridescens) Bullfrog Tadpole edema virus (Rana catesbeiana) Edible frog (Rana esculenta) Rana esculenta iridovirus Ornate burrowing frog Bohle iridovirus (Limnodynastes ornatus) Cane toad (Bufo marinus) Gutapo iridovirus Common frog Rana UK virus (Rana temporaria) Common toad (Bufo bufo) Bufo UK virus Red-legged frog larvae Redwood Creek virus (Rana aurora) Tiger salamander (Ambystoma A.
Hybrid frogs of the Rana esculenta complex are bisexual, hemiclonal, and reproduce by hybridogenesis (Schultz 1969; Graf and Polls Pelaz 1989; Berger 1990).
As for the French themselves, once populations of their own Rana esculenta were exhausted, they turned to central European and Turkish frogs.
In Rana esculenta the production of pure parental species is a direct outcome of the hemiclonal mechanisms operating in the Lessonae-Esculenta and Ridibunda-Esculenta communities (see Graf and Polls Pelaz 1989).
Hybrid frogs of the Rana esculenta complex are hemiclonal and reproduce by hybridogenesis (Schultz 1969; Berger 1990).
Hybridogenetic Rana esculenta tadpoles display tolerance to extreme environmental conditions and fit criteria of the "general-purpose" genotype.
Biochemical variation in the Rana esculenta complex: A new hybrid form related to Rana perezi and Rana ridibunda.