leopard frog

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leop′ard frog`


n.
a common North American green frog, Rana pipiens, having white-edged dark spots on its back.
[1830–40]
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Noun1.leopard frog - common North American green or brownish frog having white-edged dark oval spotsleopard frog - common North American green or brownish frog having white-edged dark oval spots
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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In trials of leopard frogs we tested the effect of water conductivity by using water with conductances of 250 and 1,291 [micro]S/cm.
1 ppb in American Leopard Frogs (Rana pipiens): Laboratory and field evidence.
These authors uncovered a correlation between greater light intensity and decreased probabilities of hearing Spring Peepers (Pseudacris crucifer), Upland Chorus Frogs (Pseudacris feriarum), and Southern Leopard Frogs (Lithobates sphenocephalus).
Plains Leopard Frog (Lithobates blairi) Plains Leopard Frogs were seen occasionally in the cave interior in late summer and more regularly on the surface in the Stemler Cave area.
Leopard frogs are most often seen on land near water.
There were 648 amphibians representing 9 species, dominated by southern leopard frogs (N=477), pig frogs (N=104), bullfrogs (N=25), and green treefrogs (N=T7).
One difference it has from other leopard frogs is its call, and scientists used special sound equipment (acoustic monitoring) to demonstrate this.
Spring peepers, pickerel frogs and leopard frogs should be singing in our wetlands.
Leopard frogs and wood frogs are the earliest breeding ranids at Dave's Pond, followed by the crawfish frog, with green frog and bullfrog breeding significantly later.
After a lot of noise and laughter about catching a couple of leopard frogs and crawdads, we settled down to some serious fishing.
Plains Leopard Frogs are common in aquatic habitats with permanent water throughout eastern and southern Nebraska (Ballinger et al.
Male and female Rio Grande leopard frogs (Rana berlandieri) were collected in May 2005 from the main stem and tributaries of the Rio Grande in the Big Bend region of Texas.