California Red-legged Frog

Rana draytonii

Summary 3

The California red-legged frog, Rana draytonii, endemic to California, was formerly considered a subspecies of the northern red-legged frog (Rana aurora). The frog is an IUCN vulnerable species, and a federally listed threatened species of the United States, and is protected by law.

The California Red-legged frog is also the State frog.

Hastings NHR Notes 4

Last documented in 1975 by juvenile specimens from Blomquist Pond. Need to confirm their presence with observations.

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  1. (c) Greg Schechter, some rights reserved (CC BY),
  2. (c) Ken-ichi Ueda, some rights reserved (CC BY),
  3. Adapted by Michelle S. Koo from a work by (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA),
  4. (c) Michelle S. Koo, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA)

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Iucn status Vulnerable
Taxonomy:family Ranidae