Lithobates clamitans melanota

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Taxonavigation[edit]

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 clamitans
Subspecies: Lithobates clamitans melanota

Name[edit]

Lithobates clamitans melanota Rhoads, 1895

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Rhoads, 1895, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia, 47: 394.
  • 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

Note:[edit]

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 Green Frog