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Related to Ranidae: Rana sylvatica, Bufonidae, Rhacophoridae
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Noun1.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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50 Lingfield The American bullfrog is an amphibious frog that is a member of the Ranidae family.
TABLE 1 Number of individuals, species richness and diversity indices for anuran species by survey site at Estacion de Biologia Chamela, Jalisco, Mexico Family Species Cuencas BC Bufonidae Incilius marmoreus 39 Bufonidae Incilius mazatlanensis 0 Bufonidae Rhinella horribilis 19 Hylidae Agalychnis dacnicolor 230 Hylidae Dendropsophus sartori 17 Hylidae Diaglena spatulata 51 Hylidae Exerodonta smaragdina 167 Hylidae Smilisca baudinii 82 Hylidae Smilisca fodiens 21 Hylidae Tlalocohyla smithii 44 Hylidae Trachycephalus typhonius 0 Leptodactylidae Leptodactylus melanonotus 1 Microhylidae Hypopachus ustus 95 Microhylidae Hypopachus variolosus 39 Ranidae Lithobates forreri 7 Number of species 13 Number of individuals 812 Shannon-Weaver 2.
However, anurans in the family Ranidae (true frogs) might be in contact with electrofishing more often than are other amphibian species, as ranids inhabit many of the same waters where fish occur.
Species Locality Sex n Pelobatidae Pelobates fuscus Deliblatska pescara, Hrastovaca, RS M 16 F 12 M 7 Pelobates syriacus Deliblatska pescara, Burica, RS F 14 Hylidae Hyla arborea Vir Pazar, MN M 19 F 11 Bombinatoridae M 18 Bombina variegata Prohor pcinjski, RS F 12 Bufonidae Bufotes viridis Fruska Gora, RS M 10 F 8 Ranidae Pelophylax kl.
Trechinae Giraffaphaenops clarkei Deuve Ranidae Hoplobatrachus rugulosus Wiegmann.
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.
Ranidae, Pipidae, Phrynobatrachidae, Bufonidae), were collected by local villagers and fishermen.
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].
Which creature of the family ranidae is named because of the male's deep resonant croak resembling a bellow?
Hydrin 1 (vasotocinyl-Gly-Lys-Arg) and hydrin 1' (vasotocinyl-Gly-Lys) are synthesized in Xenopus laevis Daudin, 1802, whereas hydrin 2 (vasotocinyl-Gly) is produced in Ranidae and Bufonidae (Rouille et al.
Whereas for Centrolenidae, Eleutherodactylidae, Leiuperidae, Leptodactylidae, and Ranidae, only two functions were documented.