Globally Vulnerable (VU) (Source: IUCN Red List)

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  • Scientific Names
    • Rana pretiosa
    • Rana pretiosa pretiosa
  • English
    • Oregon Spotted Frog
  • French
    • grenouille maculée de l'Oregon

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What

Oregon Spotted Frog Rana pretiosa

Observer

survey1998

Date

November 30, 1998

Description

Appendix E. Herptile species observed and confirmed based on 1998 sampling and sightings from naturalists.

from 1998 survey Holt R.F., J.B. Korol and Machmer, M.M. 1998.

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Oregon Spotted Frog Rana pretiosa

Observer

ashleysmithers

Date

April 2, 2016 11:07 AM PDT

Place

Oregon, US (Google, OSM)

Description

Egg mass

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Oregon Spotted Frog Rana pretiosa

Observer

achtungwookie

Date

March 15, 2014 04:52 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Oregon Spotted Frog Rana pretiosa

Observer

mlodinow

Date

June 30, 2012

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Oregon Spotted Frog Rana pretiosa

Observer

tosteve

Date

May 21, 2014 03:14 PM PDT

Description

Part of study to place the OSF on the Federally 'Threatened' list. Location not specific to protect this population.

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Oregon Spotted Frog Rana pretiosa

Observer

dreierj

Date

March 18, 2015

Description

Oregon spotted frog egg masses located in shallow margins of pond. Northern red-legged frog egg masses attached to vegetation in much deeper water.

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Oregon Spotted Frog Rana pretiosa

Observer

dreierj

Date

March 10, 2015

Description

Juveniles, larvae and egg masses in wetland

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Oregon Spotted Frog Rana pretiosa

Observer

dreierj

Date

October 16, 2014

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Oregon Spotted Frog Rana pretiosa

Observer

dreierj

Date

October 9, 2014

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Oregon Spotted Frog Rana pretiosa

Date

March 20, 2013

Description

A small population of Oregon Spotted Frogs was discovered in the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument in 2003.

According to Southern Oregon University biologist, Michael Parker, this species is "the most imperiled amphibian species in the Pacific Northwest" - 2009 Status Report

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Description from Wikipedia

The Oregon spotted frog (Rana pretiosa, meaning "precious frog") is a member of the frog family Ranidae of order Anura. It is a medium-sized aquatic frog endemic to the Pacific Northwest and historically well distributed in the Puget Trough/Willamette Valley province and the Cascade Mountains of south-central Washington and Oregon. It is relatively rare within its range and is listed globally as vulnerable.

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Conservation Summary

  • Globally
    Vulnerable (VU) (Source: IUCN Red List)
    Imperiled (G2) (Source: NatureServe)
    Imperiled. Significant declines in distribution and abundance have occurred in much of the range (southwestern British Columbia to northeastern California); major threats are ongoing and include introduced predators, habitat loss/degradation, inadequate habitat size, and possibly disease and climate change.
Source: IUCN 2011. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.2. . Downloaded on 10 November 2011.
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