Smooth-backed frog

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Smooth-backed frog
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Ranidae
Genus: Lithobates
Species: L. psilonota
Binomial name
Lithobates psilonota
Frost, 2006

Rana psilonota, Webb, 2001

The smooth-backed frog, Lithobates psilonota,[1] is a species of frog in the Ranidae family endemic to Mexico.

Its natural habitats are temperate forests, subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, and rivers. It is threatened by habitat loss.


  1. ^ Frost, Darrel (2011). "American Museum of Natural History: Amphibian Species of the World 5.5, an Online Reference". Herpetology. The American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 2013-02-17.