• Anura
  • Progress towards a taxonomic revision of the Asian Bufo viridis group: Current status of nominal taxa and unsolved problems (Amphibia: Anura: Bufonidae). (wikipedia.org)
  • captivity
  • The Wyoming Toad or Baxter's Toad (Bufo baxteri or Anaxyrus baxteri) is an extremely rare amphibian that exists only in captivity and within Mortenson Lake National Wildlife Refuge in the U.S. state of Wyoming. (wikipedia.org)
  • frog
  • The Chinese giant salamander and the Goliath frog are considered examples of the largest amphibians. (wisegeek.com)
  • Currently, the only non-native amphibian naturalised in Western Australia (WA) is Limnodynastes tasmaniensis (Spotted Grass Frog), which was introduced to Kununurra in the 1970s, apparently during the relocation of several hundred transportable homes from Adelaide. (wikipedia.org)
  • Eye of Newt and Toe of Frog, Adder's Fork and Lizard's Leg: The Lore and Mythology of Amphibians and Reptiles. (wikipedia.org)
  • The smallest amphibian (and vertebrate) in the world is a frog from New Guinea (Paedophryne amauensis) with a length of just 7.7 mm (0.30 in). (wikipedia.org)
  • snakes
  • Researchers said snakes, birds and fish that prey on amphibians also appear to be dropping in numbers as their food supply dwindles. (redorbit.com)
  • Groups
  • This means that advocates of phylogenetic nomenclature have removed a large number of basal Devonian and Carboniferous amphibian-type tetrapod groups that were formerly placed in Amphibia in Linnaean taxonomy, and included them elsewhere under cladistic taxonomy. (wikipedia.org)
  • state
  • The TAMP is sponsored by the Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency (TWRA) and the Center For Environmental Education at Middle Tennessee State University.Participation in the Tennessee Amphibian Monitoring Program is voluntary and is open to all interested persons, old and young alike. (tn.gov)
  • The TAMP is being undertaken in an effort to understand the status of amphibians in our home state. (tn.gov)
  • Fossil records of Amphibia have been identified in the north west of the state. (wikipedia.org)
  • world
  • Amphibians are the lifeblood of many environments, playing key roles in the function of ecosystems, and it is both extraordinary and terrifying that in just a few decades the world could lose half of all these species," said Sir David Attenborough, famed for his television nature shows. (redorbit.com)
  • Amphibian Species of the World: an online reference. (wikipedia.org)
  • human
  • In Java, amphibian species commonly collected for human consumption include Limnonectes macrodon, Fejervarya cancrivora, Fejervarya limnocharis, and Fejervarya iskandari. (wikipedia.org)
  • benefit
  • Over time, the data which Frogloggers collect will help biologists and land managers know where each species occurs and in what abundance, and will help them make good decisions which benefit our amphibian populations, our environment and ourselves. (tn.gov)
  • All of the amphibians presumably would benefit from increased effective precipitation. (utep.edu)
  • group
  • In response to these declines in North America, an international group of biologists created the North American Amphibian Monitoring Program (NAAMP) , with the goal of providing reliable methods of monitoring our native amphibians. (tn.gov)
  • fish
  • comprises a fish that was eaten by an amphibian which was eaten by a shark. (scienceblogs.com)
  • The earliest amphibians evolved in the Devonian period from sarcopterygian fish with lungs and bony-limbed fins, features that were helpful in adapting to dry land. (wikipedia.org)