Original taxon name: Rana shqiperica
Author of the original taxon name: Hotz, H., T. Uzzell, R. Günther, H. G. Tunner, and S. Heppich.
Classic locality: Virpazar
Reference where the scientific name of taxon was first described in: Hotz, H., T. Uzzell, R. Günther, H. G. Tunner, and S. Heppich. (1987). Rana shqiperica, a new European water frog species from the Adriatic Balkans (Amphibia, Salientia, Ranidae). Notulae Naturae of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 468: 1–3 pp.
Economy where the taxon was described in: MNE
Specific description of the place: Virpazar
Global distribution of taxon: ALB,MN
Reference where the scientific name of taxon was accepted in: Frost, D et al. (2006). The amphibian tree of life.. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History , 297: 1–370 pp.