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Rana utricularius  Harlan, 1826
Taxonomic Serial No.: 776464

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s):    
  Valid Name: Lithobates sphenocephalus (Cope, 1886)
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: invalid - unavailable, suppressed by ruling   
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference v6, database (version 6.0)  
  Acquired: 2019   
  Notes: Frost, Darrel R. 2019. Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6 (12 September, 2019). Electronic Database accessible at American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA   
  Reference for: Rana utricularius   
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Crother, Brian I., Jeff Boundy, Jonathan A. Campbell, K. de Queiroz, et al. / Moriarty, John J., ed.  
  Publication Date: 2000   
  Article/Chapter Title: Scientific and Standard English Names of Amphibians and Reptiles of North America North of Mexico, with Comments Regarding Confidence in Our Understanding   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Herpetological Circular, no. 29   
  Page(s): iv + 82   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-916984-54-0   
  Reference for: Rana utricularius   

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  Comment: Harlan's name is variously dated to 1825 or 1826. In two bound examples of Vol. X (cover date February 1826, composed of no. 1 & no. 2) that were examined there was no conclusive evidence of the date of publication of the two sections. The former contains a letter noted as received on Oct. 15, 1825, and the latter contains a letter dated Jan. 24, 1826. Vol. X, no. 1 was probably published in 1825, but in the absence of clear evidence ITIS follows Frost in using 1826  
    Originally as "Rana utricularius" (fide Frost, 2019, Amphibian Species of the World 6.6), but there was a mandatory correction for gender concordance (e.g., Rana sphenocephala utricularia, as used by Crother et al., 2000)  



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