Frogs of the United States and Canada, 2-vol. set

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JHU Press, Jun 10, 2013 - Science - 1032 pages

With many frog populations declining or disappearing and developmental malformations and disease afflicting others, scientists, conservationists, and concerned citizens need up-to-date, accurate information. Frogs of the United States and Canada is a comprehensive resource for those trying to protect amphibians as well as for researchers and wildlife managers who study biodiversity. From acrobatic tree frogs to terrestrial toads, C. Kenneth Dodd Jr. offers an unparalleled synthesis of the biology, behavior, and conservation of frogs in North America.

This two-volume, fully referenced resource provides color photographs and range maps for 106 native and nonindigenous species and includes detailed information on- past and present distribution- life history and demography - reproduction and diet- landscape ecology and evolution- - diseases, parasites, and threats from toxic substances- conservation and management

 

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Contents

Preface
1958
SPECIES ACCOUNTS
1972
Ascaphus montanus
2016
Anaxyrus americanus
2006
Anaxyrus baxteri
Anaxyrus californicus
Anaxyrus canorus
Anaxyrus cognatus
Lithobates catesbeianus
Lithobates chiricahuensis
Lithobates clamitans
Lithobates fisheri
Lithobates grylio
Lithobates heckscheri
Lithobates okaloosae
Lithobates onca

Anaxyrus debilis
Anaxyrus fowleri
Anaxyrus hemiophrys
Lithobates areolatus
Lithobates berlandieri
Lithobates capito
Lithobates palustris
Lithobates pipiens
Lithobates septentrionalis
Lithobates sevosus
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C. Kenneth Dodd Jr. is an associate professor (courtesy) in the Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, University of Florida, and is a former president of the Herpetologistsā€™ League. He is the author of The Amphibians of Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

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