northern leopard frog, Rana pipiens  (Anura: Ranidae) - 1324078

northern leopard frog
Rana pipiens Schreber, 1782

Descriptor: Adult(s)
Description: A Northern Leopard frog with an abnormal spine (see hump) and a missing right eye (anophthalmia), two of the significant malformations observed in frog populations.
Image type: Field
Image location: United States

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Name: Stephen Ausmus
Organization: USDA Agricultural Research Service
Country: United States

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Image uploaded on Thursday, March 06, 2003
Image Information last updated on Thursday, May 12, 2011