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Noun1.Ascaphus - type genus of the AscaphidaeAscaphus - type genus of the Ascaphidae; in some classifications included in the family Leiopelmatidae
amphibian genus - any genus of amphibians
Ascaphidae, family Ascaphidae - family of one species of frog: tailed frog
Ascaphus trui, bell toad, ribbed toad, tailed frog, tailed toad - western North American frog with a taillike copulatory organ
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The ilium of Gastrophryne (narrow-mouth toad; Microhylidae, svl = 20-40 mm), Eleutherodactylus (chirping frog; previously in part within Syrrhophus, Eleuthrodactylidae, svl = 16-38 mm), and Ascaphus (tailed frog; lives today in the wet environments of the northwest of the USA; Ascaphus, svl = 25-51 mm) are minute, distinctly smaller than that of Pseudacris and the fossil.
Cranial muscles of the anurans Leiopelma hochstetteri and Ascaphus truei and the homologies of the manibular adductors in Lissamphibia and other Gnathostomes.
It seems that Rutter unknowingly captured the first specimen of the tailed frog, Ascaphus truei, in his collecting net on 19 Aug.
tenebrosus and Metter (1963) found tailed frog tadpoles, Ascaphus montanus, in stomachs of D.
Protamine-like sperm nuclear basic proteins in the primitive frog Ascaphus truei and histone reversions among more advanced frogs.
In another study, Townsend and Stewart [16] reported a temperature range for a normal embryonic development of Eleutherodactylus coqui from 20.5[degrees]C to 25.0[degrees]C and a [Q.sub.10] of 3.92, which was higher than that for any temperate frog species of aquatic breeding, except for Ascaphus truei.
Phylogeography of the tailed frog (Ascaphus truei): Implications for the biogeography of the Pacific Northwest.