Multivariate morphometric analyses revealed that the range of Rana bedriagae caralitana extends further west to include Çardak in Denizli (western Turkey). The presence of the forms caralitana and nominate bedriagae syntopically may indicate species status for the former.
Ranidae, Rana ridibunda, Rana bedriagae caralitana, morphometry, systematics, distribution range, Turkey.
JDEIDI, TAREK; BİLGİN, C. CAN; and KENCE, MERAL (2001) "New Localities Extend the Range of Rana bedriagae caralitana Arıkan, 1988 (Anura: Ranidae) Further West and Suggest Specific Status," Turkish Journal of Zoology: Vol. 25: No. 2, Article 12. Available at: https://journals.tubitak.gov.tr/zoology/vol25/iss2/12