We examined sexual size and shape dimorphism in traits related to locomotion of nine anuran species from Serbia and Montenegro (Hyla arborea, Bombina variegata, Bufotes viridis, Rana temporaria
Prior to the use of modern pesticides, there are several early reports of hermaphroditism and feminization in, but not limited to, the ranid frogs Rana pipiens (Northern Leopard Frog; King 1910), Rana sylvatica (Wood Frog; Cheng 1929), Pelophylax esculentus (Edible Frog; Mitrophanow 1894), Pelophylax ridibundus (Marsh Frog; Friedmann 1898), and Rana temporaria
(European Common Frog; Bourne 1884; Marshall 1884).
The best-studied examples are the three sex races of Rana temporaria
frogs, a species found from Spain to Norway.
In alpine lakes, which originally lacked fish species, the endemic fauna (including zooplankton, arthropods, Rana temporaria
Morphological abnormalities in amphibians in agricultural habitats: A case study of the Common frog Rana temporaria
Finally, Hakansson and Loman (2004) have shown that spawn located in the centre of communal aggregations of the Common Frog Rana temporaria
suffered markedly less leech predation compared to those on the periphery.
in Denmark, Croatia, and the Netherlands (1,2); Rana temporaria
and Bufo bufo in the United Kingdom (3,4); and Alytes obstetricans and Ichthyosaura alpestris in Spain (5).
Toxicity and retention of DDT in adult frogs, Rana temporaria
Krogh Regulacion capilar Rana esculenta Rana temporaria
Genetic substructuring as a result of barriers to gene flow in urban Rana temporaria
(common frog) populations: Implications for biodiversity conservation.
Establishment of populations of the common frog, Rana temporaria
, and common toad, Bufo bufo, in a newly created reserve following translocation.
Changes in thyroid hormones in the serum and the thyroid gland of hibernating frogs, Rana temporaria