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Rana catesbeiana  Shaw, 1802
Taxonomic Serial No.: 173441

 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Common Name(s): American Bullfrog [English]
 
    Rana toro [Spanish]
 
    ouaouaron [French]
 
    Bullfrog [English]
 
  Valid Name: Lithobates catesbeianus (Shaw, 1802)
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: invalid - original name/combination   
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 References
       
  Expert(s):    
  Expert: Roy W. McDiarmid  
  Notes: U.S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center   
  Reference for: Rana catesbeiana    
       
  Other Source(s):    
  Source: CDP, database (version 1999)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Bullfrog[English], ouaouaron [French]   
       
  Source: Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference, database (version 3)  
  Acquired: 2004   
  Notes: Frost, Darrel R. 2004. Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 3.0 (22 August, 2004). Electronic Database accessible at http://research.amnh.org/herpetology/amphibia/index.html. American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA   
  Reference for: Rana catesbeiana   
       
  Source: Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference v5.3, database (version 5.3)  
  Acquired: 2009   
  Notes: Frost, Darrel R. 2009. Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 5.3 (12 February, 2009). Electronic Database accessible at http://research.amnh.org/herpetology/amphibia/ American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA   
  Reference for: Rana catesbeiana   
       
  Source: Comisión Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad, database (version undefined)  
  Acquired: 2000   
  Notes: CONABIO: (http://www.conabio.gob.mx/)   
  Reference for: Rana catesbeiana   
       
  Source: Comisión Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad, database (version undefined)  
  Acquired: 2001   
  Notes: CONABIO: (http://www.conabio.gob.mx/)   
  Reference for: Rana toro[Spanish]   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Rana catesbeiana   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, A. L. Gardner, and W. C. Starnes  
  Publication Date: 2004   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada, draft (2004)   
  Page(s):    
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes: As-yet (2004) unpublished manuscript from 1998   
  Reference for: Rana catesbeiana, American Bullfrog [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Crother, Brian I., Jeff Boundy, Jonathan A. Campbell, 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   
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-916984-54-0   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Rana catesbeiana, American Bullfrog [English]   
       
  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   
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-916984-54-0   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: American Bullfrog[English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Flores-Villela, Oscar / McCoy, C. J., ed.  
  Publication Date: 1993   
  Article/Chapter Title: Herpetofauna Mexicana: Lista anotada de las especies de anfibios y reptiles de México, cambios taxonómicos recientes, y nuevas especies   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Carnegie Museum of Natural History Special Publication, no. 17   
  Page(s): iv + 73   
  Publisher: Carnegie Museum of Natural History   
  Publication Place: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-911239-42-1   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Rana catesbeiana   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Frost, Darrel R.  
  Publication Date: 1997   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Amphibian Species of the World, A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference. Second edition   
  Page(s):    
  Publisher: Electronic manuscript supplied by compiler   
  Publication Place: New York, New York, U.S.A.   
  ISBN/ISSN:    
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Rana catesbeiana   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Middle America  
    North America  
    Oceania  
    Caribbean  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Continental US, Native & Introduced  
    Canada, Native & Introduced  
    Hawaii, Introduced  
    Mexico, Introduced  
    Caribbean Territories, Introduced  
 

 

   

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