Classification
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  • Catalan
    • Granota toro
  • Scientific Names
    • Lithobates catesbeianus
    • Rana catesbeiana
  • English
    • American Bullfrog
    • Bullfrog
    • Common Bullfrog
  • French
    • ouaouaron
    • Grenouille-taureau
  • Spanish
    • Rana toro
  • Italian
    • Rana toro
  • German
    • Nordamerikanischer Ochsenfrosch
    • Amerikanischer Ochsenfrosch

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Recent observations

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What

American Bullfrog Lithobates catesbeianus

Observer

andreathornton

Date

February 7, 2016 07:30 PM EST

Description

Bullfrog at my sister's

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American Bullfrog Lithobates catesbeianus

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timothy214287

Date

February 4, 2016 06:37 PM CST

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American Bullfrog Lithobates catesbeianus

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ashleytubbs

Date

January 31, 2016

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

dip-netted gigantic tadpole, east TX

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American Bullfrog Lithobates catesbeianus

Date

July 25, 2015

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American Bullfrog Lithobates catesbeianus

Observer

bobby4

Date

January 30, 2016

Description

I know it's a frog, but I was wondering what the specific species it is. It showed up yesterday on our doorstep.

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American Bullfrog Lithobates catesbeianus

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jareddonahue

Date

January 30, 2016 06:13 PM CST

Description

Two or three live in our backyard pond

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What

American Bullfrog Lithobates catesbeianus

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bennet

Date

May 27, 2011

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American Bullfrog Lithobates catesbeianus

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gshugart

Date

January 27, 2016 09:25 PM PST

Description

New morph very early, only ~ 40 mm SVL, hopping across road; small tympanum & fully webbed hind foot confirmed bullfrog excluding red-legged frog

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American Bullfrog Lithobates catesbeianus

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mikepatterson

Date

June 30, 2014 10:22 AM PDT

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No photos or sounds

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American Bullfrog Lithobates catesbeianus

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gshugart

Date

January 21, 2016 08:20 AM PST

Description

smashed middle of north lane, no picture

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American Bullfrog Lithobates catesbeianus

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corvid81

Date

April 16, 2015 04:35 PM CDT

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American Bullfrog Lithobates catesbeianus

Observer

lizlovesnature

Date

July 12, 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

  • Italy
    NA - Non Applicabile (Source: IUCN Liste Rosse Italiane)
    La valutazione dello stato di conservazione è Non Applicabile (NA) perché la popolazione italiana dela specie è frutto di una introduzione volontaria.
  • Wisconsin, US
    vulnerable (S3S4) (Source: NatureServe)
Source: IUCN 2011. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.2. . Downloaded on 10 November 2011.
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