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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What

bullfrog Lithobates catesbeianus

Date

November 24, 2014 11:55 AM PST

Description

I made My pet bullfrog (that I got at BCCER) a new home

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What

American Bullfrog Lithobates catesbeianus

Observer

ncowey

Date

February 29, 2004

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What

Bullfrog Lithobates catesbeianus

Observer

erikamitchell

Date

May 22, 2010 03:48 PM EDT

Place

adamant vt (Google, OSM)

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What

American Bullfrog Lithobates catesbeianus

Observer

erikamitchell

Date

September 3, 2011 01:32 PM EDT

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What

American Bullfrog Lithobates catesbeianus

Observer

erikamitchell

Date

July 23, 2014 08:08 PM EDT

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What

American Bullfrog Lithobates catesbeianus

Observer

dwest

Date

October 21, 2014 01:08 PM PDT

Description

About a 2.5 inch smooth skinned frog next to the artificial stream in the Micke Grove natural plant area. In shadow and difficult to photo.

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What

American Bullfrog Lithobates catesbeianus

Observer

dwest

Date

October 24, 2014 01:51 PM PDT

Description

Frog in the "canal" next to the river path in the Lodi Lake Nature Area. This is right up Dominic's alley. Sorry couldn't get a better picture. Frog looked to be about 3 inches long and smooth skinned.

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What

Bullfrog Lithobates catesbeianus

Observer

erikamitchell

Date

July 3, 2012 11:09 AM EDT

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What

American Bullfrog Lithobates catesbeianus

Observer

dwest

Date

November 7, 2014 02:43 PM PST

Description

Coming to surface apparently taking a breath, diving back down, repeating. Many individuals, all about 1.5 to 2 inches long. Saw a red-eared slider in pursuit once but missed the picture.

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What

Bullfrog Lithobates catesbeianus

Observer

kerrywininger

Date

November 2, 2014 01:49 AM PST

Description

In ephemeral creek bed on Madrone Trail, Fairfield Osborn Preserve; invasive

Photos / Sounds

What

Bullfrog Lithobates catesbeianus

Observer

dwest

Date

October 21, 2014 01:02 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

American Bullfrog Lithobates catesbeianus

Observer

dominic

Date

November 15, 2014

Description

Juvenile. Was able to catch him with a net. His slime coat was slimier than previous bullfrogs I had caught.

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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.