Pelophylax terentievi (Mezhzherin, 1992)

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Ranidae > Genus: Pelophylax > Species: Pelophylax terentievi

English Names

Terentjev's Frog (Kuzmin, 1999, Amph. Former Soviet Union: 389).

Central Asian Pond Frog (Fei, Ye, and Jiang, 2010, Colored Atlas of Chinese Amph.: 289).


Southern Tajikistan (south of the Gissar Ridge) and adjacent northwestern Xinjian, China; northern half of Afghanistan. 


See comments in Dubois and Ohler, 1996 "1994", Zool. Polon., 39: 179. See accounts by Kuzmin, 1999, Amph. Former Soviet Union: 389-391, and Kuzmin, 2013, Amph. Former Soviet Union, Ed. 2: 255, for the former USSR.. See comment under Pelophylax ridibundus. In the Pelophylax nigromaculatus group of Fei, Ye, Huang, Jiang, and Xie, 2005, in Fei et al. (eds.), Illust. Key Chinese Amph.: 111. Fei, Hu, Ye, and Huang, 2009, Fauna Sinica, Amph. 3: 1071-1075, provided an account, figures, and map for China and included it in their Pelophylax nigromaculatus group. Fei, Ye, and Jiang, 2010, Colored Atlas of Chinese Amph.: 289, provided a brief account including photographs. Fei, Ye, and Jiang, 2012, Colored Atlas Chinese Amph. Distr.: 323, provided an account, photographs, and a range map. See localities and range map for Afghanistan by Wagner, Bauer, Leviton, Wilms, and Böhme, 2016, Proc. California Acad. Sci., Ser. 4, 63: 457–565. 

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