Lithobates areolatus areolatus

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Taxonavigation: Anura 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Superphylum: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Cladus: Craniata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Amphibia
Subclassis: Lissamphibia
Ordo: Anura

Familia: Ranidae
Genus: Lithobates
Species: Lithobates areolatus
Subspecies: Lithobates areolatus areolatus


Lithobates areolatus areolatus Cope, 1875



  • Cope, E. D. 1875. Check-list of North American Batrachia and Reptilia; with a systematic list of the higher groups, and an essay on geographical distribution. Based on the specimens contained in the U.S. National Museum. Bulletin of the United States National Museum 1: 1–104.
  • Frost, D. R., R. W. McDiarmid, and J. R. Mendelson, III. 2008. Anura: Frogs. Crother, B. I. ed., Scientific and Standard English Names of Amphibians and Reptiles of North America North of Mexico, With Comments Regarding Confidence in Our Understanding. Herpetological Circular No. 37: 2–12.
  • Hillis, D.M. & Wilcox, T.P. 2005. Phylogeny of the New World true frogs (Rana). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 34(2): 299–314. DOI: 10.1016/j.ympev.2004.10.007 Full article (PDF) Reference page
  • Hillis, D. M. (2007). Constraints in naming parts of the Tree of Life. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 42: 331–338. PDF fulltext

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Southern Crawfish Frog