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Leptodactylus fragilis  (Brocchi, 1877)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 173578

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s):    
  Common Name(s): Mexican White-lipped Frog [English]
 
    White-lipped Frog [English]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomDeuterostomia   
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                InfraphylumGnathostomata   
                   SuperclassTetrapoda   
                      ClassAmphibia  – amphibiens, anfíbio, Amphibians  
                         OrderAnura  – Frogs, perereca, rã, sapo, crapauds, grenouilles, Toads  
                            FamilyLeptodactylidae Werner, 1896 – Leptodactylids, Neotropical Frogs, grenouilles néotropicales, Leptodactylid Frogs  
                               GenusLeptodactylus Fitzinger, 1826 – Foam-nest Frogs, White-lipped Frogs, Neotropical Grass Frogs, Thin-toed Frogs  
                                  SpeciesLeptodactylus fragilis (Brocchi, 1877) – Mexican White-lipped Frog, White-lipped Frog  
       

 References
       
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  Source: Amphibian Species of the World: An online reference, website (version 2.20)  
  Acquired: 2001   
  Notes: Frost, Darrel R. 2000. Amphibian Species of the World: An online reference. V2.20 (1 September 2000) (http://research.amnh.org/herpetology/amphibia/index.html)   
  Reference for: Leptodactylus fragilis   
       
  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: Leptodactylus fragilis   
       
  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: Leptodactylus fragilis   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Leptodactylus fragilis   
       
  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)   
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  Notes: As-yet (2004) unpublished manuscript from 1998   
  Reference for: Leptodactylus fragilis, White-lipped Frog [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Banks, R. C., R. W. McDiarmid, and A. L. Gardner  
  Publication Date: 1987   
  Article/Chapter Title: Checklist of Vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Resource Publication, no. 166   
  Page(s): 79   
  Publisher: United States Department of the Interior Fish and Wildlife Service   
  Publication Place: Washington, D.C., USA   
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  Reference for: Leptodactylus fragilis   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Crother, B. I., J. Boundy, J. A. Campbell, K. de Quieroz, D. Frost, D. M. Green, R. Highton, et al.  
  Publication Date: 2003   
  Article/Chapter Title: Scientific and Standard English Names of Amphibians and Reptiles of North America North of Mexico: Update   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Herpetological Review, vol. 34, no. 3   
  Page(s): 196-203   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 0018-084X   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Mexican White-lipped Frog[English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Crother, Brian I., Jeff Boundy, Frank T. Burbrink, et al. / Moriarty, John J., ed.  
  Publication Date: 2008   
  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, Sixth Ed.   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Herpetological Circular No. 37   
  Page(s): 1-84   
  Publisher: Society for the Study of Amphibians and Reptiles   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 0-916984-74-5   
  Notes: Available free as a PDF at http://ssarherps.org/pages/HerpCommNames.php   
  Reference for: Leptodactylus fragilis, Mexican White-lipped Frog [English]   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Crother, Brian I., Jeff Boundy, Jonathan A. Campbell, Kevin de Quieroz, Darrel Frost, et al.  
  Publication Date: 2003   
  Article/Chapter Title: Scientific and Standard English Names of Amphibians and Reptiles of North America North of Mexico: Update   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Herpetological Review, vol. 34, no. 3   
  Page(s): 196-203   
  Publisher:    
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0018-084X   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Leptodactylus fragilis, Mexican White-lipped Frog [English]   
       

 Geographic Information
       
  Geographic Division: Middle America  
    South America  
    North America  
       
  Jurisdiction/Origin: Continental US, Native  
    Mexico, Native  
 

 

   

 Comments
       
  Comment: Frost (2004) comments (in account for Leptodactylus fragilis (Brocchi, 1877)) that "Virtually all literature regarding this species uses the incorrect name Leptodactylus labialis, which is now a junior synonym of Leptodactylus mystacinus"  
 

 

   

 
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