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Rana catesbeiana (American bullfrog)

Salientia - Ranidae

Taxonomy
Rana catesbeiana was named by Shaw (1802). It is extant.

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1802Rana catesbeiana Shaw
1965Rana catesbeiana Lynch p. 74
1990Rana catesbeiana Holman et al. p. 524

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Triploblastica
Nephrozoa
Deuterostomia
phylumChordataHaeckel 1847
subphylumVertebrata
superclassGnathostomata
Osteichthyes()
Sarcopterygii
subclassDipnotetrapodomorpha(Nelson 2006)
subclassTetrapodomorpha()
RankNameAuthor
Tetrapoda()
Temnospondyli()
Lissamphibia()
Batrachia(Macartney 1802)
orderSalientia
orderAnura()
Neobatrachia(Reig 1958)
superfamilyRanoideaRafinesque 1814
familyRanidaeRafinesque 1814
genusRanaLinnaeus 1758
speciescatesbeianaShaw 1802

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available
Measurements
No measurements are available
Composition: phosphaticsubp
Environment: brackish, freshwater, terrestrialsubp
Locomotion: actively mobilesubo
Life habit: amphibioussubo
Diet: carnivoresubo
Created: 2009-07-20 21:44:54
Modified: 2009-07-20 23:44:54
Source: subo = suborder, subp = subphylum
References: Carroll 1988, Hendy et al. 2009

Age range: base of the Late/Upper Hemphillian to the top of the Late/Upper Pleistocene or 10.30000 to 0.01170 Ma

Collections (16 total)


Time interval Ma Country or state Original ID and collection number
Late/Upper Hemphillian10.3 - 4.9USA (Nebraska) Rana catesbeiana (18247 18359)
Late/Upper Hemphillian - Blancan10.3 - 1.8USA (Indiana) Rana catesbeiana (18320)
Blancan4.9 - 1.8USA (Nebraska) Rana catesbeiana (27572)
Calabrian1.806 - 0.781USA (Florida) Rana catesbeiana (20384)
Irvingtonian1.8 - 0.3USA (South Dakota) Rana catesbeiana (20389)
Irvingtonian1.8 - 0.3USA (Kansas) Rana catesbeiana (20390)
Middle Pleistocene0.781 - 0.126USA (Colorado) Rana catesbeiana (20359 20360 20361 20369)
Late/Upper Pleistocene (interglacial)0.126 - 0.0117USA (Florida) Rana catesbeiana (20573)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117USA (Florida) Rana catesbeiana (154805)
Late/Upper Pleistocene (interglacial)0.126 - 0.0117USA (Alabama) Rana catesbeiana (84181)
Late/Upper Pleistocene0.126 - 0.0117USA (Michigan) Rana catesbeiana (63150)
Late/Upper Pleistocene (interglacial)0.126 - 0.0117USA (Kansas) Rana catesbeiana (20605)