Forrer's grass frog

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Forrer's grass frog
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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Ranidae
Genus: Lithobates
Species: L. forreri
Binomial name
Lithobates forreri
(Boulenger, 1883)
Synonyms

Rana forreri Boulenger, 1883

Forrer's grass frog or Forrer's leopard frog, Lithobates forreri, is a species of frog in the Ranidae family found in Mexico and Central America through Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, and Nicaragua to Costa Rica.[2] It is a widespread and common frog found in lowland and seasonal tropical forests. It can also adapt to man-made habitats such as flooded agricultural lands and other water content systems. Reproduction requires permanent pools and lagoons.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Santos-Barrera, G.; Chaves, G.; Savage, J. & Wilson, L.D. (2008). "Lithobates forreri". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 15 July 2014. 
  2. ^ Frost, Darrel R. (2014). "Lithobates forreri (Boulenger, 1883)". Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 15 July 2014. 
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