Classification
Within iNaturalist.org

All Names

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

Guide Colors

     

Extras

Taxonomic changes »

Taxon schemes »

Make taxonomic Flickr tags for this taxon »

Invite photos from other sites »

Wikipedia taxobox »

Tree Browser »

Search descendant taxa »

Embed a widget for this taxon on your website »

Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

American Bullfrog Lithobates catesbeianus

Observer

rdvorin

Date

March 26, 2015 10:45 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

American Bullfrog Lithobates catesbeianus

Observer

tnewman

Date

March 31, 2015

Description

saw 2 juvenile bullfrogs in shallow weedy arm of lake. "eepped" when it dove.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Bullfrog Lithobates catesbeianus

Observer

boogie

Date

May 28, 2014 04:14 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Bullfrog Lithobates catesbeianus

Observer

boogie

Date

September 2, 2013 10:40 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Bullfrog Lithobates catesbeianus

Observer

boogie

Date

August 4, 2014 01:42 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

16798528758 827a049481 s

What

American Bullfrog Lithobates catesbeianus

Observer

jmaughn

Date

March 30, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

American Bullfrog Lithobates catesbeianus

Observer

danieleseglie

Date

March 29, 2015 10:00 PM CEST

Description

1 maschio adulto

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

American Bullfrog Lithobates catesbeianus

Observer

danieleseglie

Date

March 29, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Alcune larve

Photos / Sounds

What

American Bullfrog Lithobates catesbeianus

Observer

danieleseglie

Date

March 29, 2015

Description

Molte larve

Photos / Sounds

What

Rana catesbeiana Lithobates catesbeianus

Observer

nato_perkins

Date

March 29, 2015 03:04 PM CDT

Description

This bullfrog has made a home out of an old pool that has filled with rain water. I believe it is feeding off the many mosquito larvae that have also invaded the pool. Three days and two night of observation and still no call. Perhaps a female?

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

American Bullfrog Lithobates catesbeianus

Observer

khimmler

Date

March 26, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Rana toro Lithobates catesbeianus

Observer

guille

Date

December 19, 2010 11:58 AM ART
View all observations

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...

Logo eee 15px

Conservation Summary

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