Rana esculenta, Pelophylax esculenta
A male sitting in the water at the edge of a pond at night. Skåne, south Sweden. April 2007.
Here the "hybrid" form is a valid species.
Another male sitting in the water at the edge of a pond at night. Same site. June 2009.
A calling male. Another site close to Genarp, in Skåne. June 2009.
You can faintly see a tag on the back of the frog.
A calling male. Måryd, Skåne. May 2014.
Probably a female. Limhamn, Skåne. May 2009.
A large female. Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany. September 2008.
In this area it should probably be regarded as a "lessonae/ridibunda" hybrid.
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