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Species ID 020005




Predicted Habitat
No USGS Distribution Map
No USGS Range Map

Name Bullfrog
Other Common Names No Data Submitted
Category 02 Amphibians
Elcode AAABH01070
BLM Code RACAT
Phylum Chordata
Subphylum Vertebrata
Class Amphibia
Subclass Lissamphibia
Order Anura
SubOrder Neobatrachia
Family Ranidae
Genus Lithobates
Species catesbeianus
Subspecies No Data Submitted
Authority (Shaw 1802)
Scientific Name Lithobates catesbeianus
Account Type This account represents the entire species, including any and all subspecies recognized in the Southwest. There are no separate subspecies accounts relating to this species.
Taxonomic References 04, 05, 48, 49, 54, 90, 107
Comments on Taxonomy
The genus Lithobates of North, Central, and South American frogs was removed from the large and predominantly Eurasian genus Rana by Frost et al. (2006, Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist., 297) *90*.

NEW MEXICO: Subspecies not identified in New Mexico *48*.

Evidence suggests this species was introduced into New Mexico rather then being native in occurrence *48*.

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