Marsh Frog is a widespread species in Western, Central and Eastern Europe and ranges as far eastwards as eastern Kazakhstan.
The species is also introduced to the United Kingdom, Switzerland, Belgium, Spain, Siberia and Kamchatka, as well as to northwestern China.
Marsh Frog is a common species where it occurs, and the numbers are increasing.
■ Listed in Appendix III of the Bern Convention on the Conservation of European Wildlife and Natural Habitats as a protected fauna species.
■ Listed in Annex V of EU Council Directive 92/43/EEC on the Conservation of natural habitats of wild fauna and flora (the Habitats Directive).
■ Phylum Chordata – chordates
■ Class Amphibia – amphibians
■ Order Anura – frogs
■ Family Ranidae – true frogs
■ Species Pelophylax ridibundus – Marsh Frog