Classification
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  • Scientific Names
    • Lithobates catesbeianus
    • Rana catesbeiana
  • English
    • American Bullfrog
    • Bullfrog
    • Common Bullfrog
  • French
    • ouaouaron
    • Grenouille-taureau
  • Spanish
    • Rana toro
  • Italian
    • Rana toro

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Recent observations

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What

American Bullfrog Lithobates catesbeianus

Observer

nvarvel

Date

May 3, 2012

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No photos or sounds

Observer

lomoloop

Date

July 4, 2014 11:38 AM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Bull frog heard vocalizing, call index = 1. Air temperature: 74 degrees F. Wind code: 1. Sky Code: 0. Moon phase: waxing crescent. Last rain: 2014-07-02. Also observed: adult Bald Eagle, Hermit Thrush vocalizing, Pileated Woodpecker.

Photos / Sounds

What

American Bullfrog Lithobates catesbeianus

Observer

dominic

Date

July 24, 2014

Description

It was a metamorph. Still had a hump where its tail should have been. Was found underneath a rock. He now has a happy home in the Oak Grove Nature Center which you can see in the pictures above.

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Bullfrog Lithobates catesbeianus

Observer

goldeagle60

Date

July 24, 2014 08:31 AM EDT

Description

Small frog, dark head with cream colored lines and marks around the throat, and sides of the head.

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American Bullfrog Lithobates catesbeianus

Observer

connor22

Date

July 20, 2014 09:47 PM CDT

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American Bullfrog (Lithobates catesbeianus) Lithobates catesbeianus

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maractwin

Date

July 20, 2014 12:27 PM EDT

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Bullfrog Lithobates catesbeianus

Observer

blubayou

Date

July 19, 2014 11:06 AM CDT

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Bullfrog Lithobates catesbeianus

Observer

blubayou

Date

July 19, 2014 01:08 PM CDT

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American Bullfrog Lithobates catesbeianus

Date

July 7, 2014 12:48 PM EDT

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American Bullfrog Lithobates catesbeianus

Observer

maundering

Date

July 15, 2014 06:15 PM PDT

Description

Non-native to California. American Bullfrog in the pond at Sibley Volcanic Regional Park.

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Bullfrog Lithobates catesbeianus

Observer

bouveriebio

Date

April 15, 2008

Description

Photo taken by Sharon Dankworth

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No photos or sounds

What

american bullfrog Lithobates catesbeianus

Observer

justjohn

Date

July 14, 2014
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Description from Wikipedia

The American bullfrog (Lithobates catesbeianus), often simply known as the bullfrog in Canada and the United States, is an aquatic frog, a member of the family Ranidae, or “true frogs”. This species has traditionally been classified as Rana catesbeiana, however the classification has been changed to Lithobates due to paraphyly in Ranidae. This frog has an olive green back and sides blotched with brownish markings and a whitish belly spotted with yellow or grey. The upper...

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Conservation Summary

Source: IUCN 2011. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.2. . Downloaded on 10 November 2011.