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Rana basaltica Young 1936 (frog)

Osteichthyes - Anura - Ranidae

PaleoDB taxon number: 81769

Full reference: C. C. Young. 1936. A Miocene fossil frog from Shantung. Geol. Soc. China, B. 15(2):189-197

Belongs to Rana according to B. Sanchiz 1998

Sister taxa: Anchylorana dubita, Anchylorana moorei, Anchylorana robustocondyla, Rana bucella, Rana catesbeiana, Rana dalmatina, Rana fayeae, Rana johnsoni, Rana macrocnemis, Rana meriani, Rana miocenica, Rana parvissima, Rana pipiens, Rana pliocenica, Rana pueyoi, Rana quellembergi, Rana rexroadensis, Rana temporaria

Type specimen: Its type locality is Shanwang Bed sw2, Linchu district, Shantung province, which is in an Astaracian lacustrine sandstone/mudstone in the Shanwang Formation of China

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