family Ranidae


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Noun1.family Ranidae - a family nearly cosmopolitan in distribution: true frogs
amphibian family - any family of amphibians
genus Rana, Rana - type genus of the Ranidae
ranid, true frog - insectivorous usually semiaquatic web-footed amphibian with smooth moist skin and long hind legs
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Total number of prey delivered by male and female Eastern Screech-Owls identified to the lowest taxonomic category possible and arranged in order of abundance Prey N Insects Coleoptera (N = 166 larval individuals) 490 Orthoptera 220 Lepidoptera 64 Odonata 10 Cicadidae 3 Tettigoniidae 1 Unidentified insects 44 Crayfish Family Astacidae 81 Amphibians Family Ranidae 23 Leeches Subclass Hirudinea 20 Mammals Peromyscus spp.
are members of the family Ranidae, which has a near global distribution that includes more than 180 known species in sub-Saharan Africa (7).
In Batrachovirus, the ranid herpesvirus 1 (RaHV-1) can be found in different leopard frog (Rana pipiens) (sub) species and has been identified as the causative agent of renal adenocarcinoma [4], and the ranid herpesvirus 2 (RaHV-2), which can cause infections in a lot of species of the family Ranidae (pets and wild) leading to skin lesions and sometimes inducing tumors [5].