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Lithobates catesbeianus  (Shaw, 1802)
Taxonomic Serial No.: 775084

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Species  
  Synonym(s): Rana catesbeiana Shaw, 1802
  Common Name(s): American Bullfrog [English]
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
          PhylumChordata  – cordés, cordado, chordates  
             SubphylumVertebrata  – vertebrado, vertébrés, vertebrates  
                      ClassAmphibia  – amphibiens, anfíbio, Amphibians  
                         OrderAnura  – Frogs, perereca, rã, sapo, crapauds, grenouilles, Toads  
                            FamilyRanidae Rafinesque, 1814 – Ranids, Riparian Frogs, Ranid Frogs, True Frogs  
                               GenusLithobates Fitzinger, 1843 – American Water Frogs  
                                  SpeciesLithobates catesbeianus (Shaw, 1802) – American Bullfrog  

  Reference for:    
  Other Source(s):    
  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 American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA   
  Reference for: Lithobates catesbeianus   
  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   
  Publication Place:    
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-916984-74-5   
  Notes: Available free as a PDF at   
  Reference for: Lithobates catesbeianus, American Bullfrog [English]   

 Geographic Information
  Geographic Division: North America  






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