Rana saharicaPeter Beerli
This species occurs in bigger Oases in the Sahara. Its eastern distribution is unknown. The southernmost known locality is Tamanrasset near the Hoggar massif in the center of the Sahara.
The following recordings a short sequences of longer recordings. These files are size reduced (MULAW 8-bit encoded) from 16-bit encoded sound files.
Valid name: Rana (Pelophylax) saharica Boulenger in Hartert 1913
Synonyms: Rana esculenta var. latastei Camerano 1882, Rana esculenta var. saharica Boulenger in Hartert 1913, Rana zavattarii Scortecci 1936, Rana ridibunda riodeoroi Salvador and Peris 1975.
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