Lithobates areolata circulosa

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Taxonavigation: Anura

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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Chordata Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Amphibia
Subclassis: Lissamphibia
Ordo: Anura

Familia: Ranidae
Genus: Lithobates
Species: Lithobates areolata
Subspecies: Lithobates areolata circulosa


Lithobates areolata circulosa Davis & Rice, 1883



  • Cope, 1875, Bull. U.S. Natl. Mus., 1: 32.
  • Frost, McDiarmid, and Mendelson, 2008, in Crother (ed.), Herpetol. Circ. 37: 7.
  • Hillis, D.M. & Wilcox, T.P. (2005): Phylogeny of the New World true frogs (Rana). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 34(2): 299–314. PDF fulltext
  • Hillis, D. M. (2007) Constraints in naming parts of the Tree of Life. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 42: 331–338. PDF fulltext


This species was briefly transferred to Lithobates by Frost et al., 2006, but was transferred back to Rana by Hillis, 2007.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Northern Crawfish Frog