Rana cascadae


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Noun1.Rana cascadae - mountain frog found near water; of United States Northwest to California
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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AMGR = Ambystoma gracile; AMMA = Ambystoma macrodactylum; AMSP = unidentified Ambystoma spp.; RACA = Rana cascadae; ASTR (1) = Ascaphus truei.
We studied the effects of a pathogenic water mold, Saprolegnia ferax, on competitive interactions between the Cascades frog Rana cascadae and the Pacific treefrog Hyla regilla.
Although certain species (e.g., Rana cascadae, hereafter Rana) experience high mortality from these factors, other species (e.g., Hyla regilla, hereafter Hyla) appear unaffected (Kiesecker and Blaustein 1997).
pretiosa from 38 collecting localities and 24 specimens of Rana cascadae from six localities were examined [TABULAR DATA FOR TABLE 2 OMITTED] (Table 1).
Rana cascadae. Washington: Pierce Co., Mount Ranier (CAS 30098, 30101, 30106-07, 30118, 30120-21, 30123, 30125, 30127).
Tadpoles of the Cascades frog (Rana cascadae) discriminate between kin and non-kin and preferentially associate with kin in aggregations in laboratory and field experiments (e.g., O'Hara and Blaustein 1981, Blaustein and O'Hara 1982, O'Hara and Blaustein 1985, Blaustein and O'Hara 1987).
Tadpoles of the frog, Rana cascadae can discriminate between kin and nonkin (kin recognition) and preferentially associate with kin in laboratory and field experiments (e.g., O'Hara and Blaustein 1981, 1985; Blaustein and O'Hara 1982, 1987).