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

American Bullfrog Lithobates catesbeianus

Observer

dominic

Date

January 25, 2015

Description

One of the many tadpoles dead from the dried up creek. A friend and I scooped some up that were still alive and relocated them to a favorable area. Also, thousands of minnows, mosquito fish, and baby crawdads were saved from the muddy pools. It was so bad in some that the fish were starting to burrow in the mud. That is not a fin sticking out but a piece of mold trying to decay its body.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

American Bullfrog Lithobates catesbeianus

Date

June 11, 2014

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Square

What

American Bullfrog Lithobates catesbeianus

Observer

andrea_navarro20

Date

December 22, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

American Bullfrog Lithobates catesbeianus

Date

the past

Place

CT (Google, OSM)

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American Bullfrog Lithobates catesbeianus

Observer

wonder_al

Date

April 21, 2012 10:55 AM CDT

Description

Potato Creek State Park, IN

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

bullfrog Lithobates catesbeianus

Observer

btimm123

Date

January 6, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

American Bullfrog Lithobates catesbeianus

Observer

hawkilitle

Date

September 9, 2014

Description

I had 32 frogs in my pond, we kept count cleaning the pond out in the spring of 2012. During the summer for a 3-4 week period I would come out and find 7-8 bullfrog torsos lined up. I did some research and found that Mississippi Kites love frog legs! He just about cleaned me out...most of these bullfrogs are longer than my son's hand and he wears a size 13 shoe! I love sitting out in the summer evenings and listening to them sing!

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What

American Bullfrog Lithobates catesbeianus

Observer

thebert

Date

January 7, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

4cm in length nose-to-tail, resting in small rainwater pool.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Bullfrog Lithobates catesbeianus

Observer

tnewman

Date

January 6, 2015

Description

Heard the alarm call :eep" of a young bullfrog as it jumped into the water/weeds at City Lake about 1330. No photo or sound recording.

Photos / Sounds

What

Bullfrog Lithobates catesbeianus

Observer

tnewman

Date

January 3, 2015

Description

1 bullfrog found dead on lawn near City Lake. Cool overcast day ca 1530.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Rana catesbeiana Lithobates catesbeianus

Observer

hydaticus

Date

December 24, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

American Bullfrog Lithobates catesbeianus

Observer

john8

Date

March 15, 2010 11:08 PM PDT
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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.