Pyrenean frog

The Pyrenean frog is classified as Endangered (EN), considered to be facing a very high risk of extinction in the wild.

The Pyrenean Frog or Pyrenees Frog (Rana pyrenaica) is a species of frog in the Ranidae family. It is found in France and Spain. Its local name in the latter country is rana pirenaica. Its natural habitats are rivers and intermittent rivers. It is threatened by habitat loss. More

The Pyrenean frog was first described by Serra-Cobo in 1993, the scientific name of this species is Rana pyrenaica. Rana is Latin and means frog. Pyrenaica is also Latin and means 'Pyrenees'. More

behaviour of the Pyrenean Frog, the state of conservation of the species and will analyse the main factors that have a negative effect on its population. More

It is possible to see the Pyrenean Frog and the Pyrenean Newt in the streams. The species of birds, is one of the most important species of this area, because the Collados (in Orreaga- Roncesvalles) are a main place for the birds to fly over, following the west European route. More

* The Pyrenean frog is a recently discovered endemic species, breeding only in meltwater lakes at altitudes above 6,000 feet. * The chamois is distributed throughout the range. More

Information on the Pyrenean frog is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly... More

Order : Anura
Family : Ranidae
Genus : Rana
Species : pyrenaica
Authority : Serra-Cobo, 1993