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Rana catesbeiana
Bullfrog, American Bullfrog
Subgenus: Aquarana
family: Ranidae
Taxonomic Notes: This species was placed in the genus Lithobates by Frost et al. (2006). However, Yuan et al. (2016, Systematic Biology, doi: 10.1093/sysbio/syw055) showed that this action created problems of paraphyly in other genera. Yuan et al. (2016) recognized subgenera within Rana for the major traditional species groups, with Lithobates used as the subgenus for the Rana palmipes group. AmphibiaWeb recommends the optional use of these subgenera to refer to these major species groups, with names written as Rana (Aquarana) catesbeiana, for example.

  hear Fonozoo call (#1)
  hear Fonozoo call (#2)

   (85.2 K RM file)
Locality Five Brooks Pond, Point Reyes Nat'l Seashore
County Marin
State California
Country North America
Date Recorded 1994-09-02
Call Type alarm calls and splashes
Temperature (F/C) 75/24
Temperature Type air
Background
Notes
Recorded By Carlos Davidson and Cynthia Kaufman
Source Frog and Toad Calls of the Pacific Coast -- Vanishing Voices. Carlos Davidson
Copyright For commercial use, contact Carlos Davidson (cdavidson@csus.edu).
Date Entered 2000-05-21

   (3857.3 K WAV file)
Locality Five Brooks Pond, Point Reyes National Seashore
County Marin
State California
Country United States
Date Recorded 1994-09-02
Call Type alarm calls and splashes as bullfrogs leap into wa
Temperature (F/C) 75/24
Temperature Type air
Background
Notes
Recorded By Carlos Davidson, Cynthia Kaufman
Source Frog and Toad Calls of the Rocky Mountains -- Vanishing Voices. Carlos Davidson
Copyright For commercial use, contact Carlos Davidson (cdavidson@csus.edu)
Date Entered 2003-03-24

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