Anura

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Noun1.Anura - frogs, toads, tree toadsAnura - frogs, toads, tree toads    
animal order - the order of animals
amphibia, class Amphibia - the class of vertebrates that live on land but breed in water; frogs; toads; newts; salamanders; caecilians
family Ranidae, Ranidae - a family nearly cosmopolitan in distribution: true frogs
family Leptodactylidae, Leptodactylidae - New World frogs; in some classifications essentially coextensive with the family Bufonidae
family Polypedatidae, Polypedatidae - Old World tree frogs
Ascaphidae, family Ascaphidae - family of one species of frog: tailed frog
Discoglossidae, family Discoglossidae - family of Old World toads having a fixed disklike tongue
family Pelobatidae, Pelobatidae - the amphibian family of spadefoot toads
family Hylidae, Hylidae - the amphibian family of tree frogs
Brevicipitidae, family Brevicipitidae, family Microhylidae, Microhylidae - narrow-mouthed toads and sheep frogs; some burrow and some are arboreal; found worldwide
family Pipidae, Pipidae - tongueless frogs
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Species richness and abundance of Anurans is higher outside than inside the mining area.
When on dry land, however, most anurans are vulnerable to rapid water loss because their skin has exceptionally low resistance to water evaporation (Lillywhite, 2006).
We will first explore how a key and environment-dependent behavioural trait in amphibian anurans (i.
Treefrogs (family Hylidae) are the most specious family of anurans in Mexico with 96 described species (ParraOlea et al.
The one apparent exception to this is the Microhyloidea, a monophyletic group of frogs that has evolved distinct larval anatomies and exhibits relatively low levels of convergence in comparison to other anurans (Roelants et al.
While many causative factors have been implicated in declines of anurans in California, none are able to adequately account for population declines in backcountry areas removed from predominating anthropogenic impacts, except disease.
The BioBlitz detected 71-87% of species, except for anurans (38%), which were best detected during call surveys during the traditional survey.
Seasonal variation in breeding activity of temperate-zone anurans is strongly influenced by latitude.
The predators of Australian anurans and their larvae are well documented (Tyler 1976, 1994, Littlejohn and Wainer 1978; Davies et al.
Due to lack of studies, inventories and biological studies are needed to fill gaps of information about anurans diversity in South region of Brazil.
of Suriname) present an inventory of the Anurans and Caecilians that comprise the northern South American country's fauna.