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anuran

(ə-no͝or′ən, ə-nyo͝or′-)
n.
An amphibian of the order Anura; a frog or toad.

a·nu′ran adj.

anuran

any amphibian of the order Anura, such as the batrachians (including frogs and toads), which are characterized by large hind legs and the lack of a tail.
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It would be of interest to know which helminth species infect sympatric anurans and whether there is recruitment of helminths from one locality to another.
The permanent wetlands, many of which are restored, provide ample tadpole habitat for other anurans.
Call surveys were effective for anurans but obviously did not record any other amphibians or reptiles.
The documented cave herpetofauna comprised three species of anurans (Bufonidae), one species of snake (Colubridae), one species of flying lizard (Agamidae), one species of gecko (Gekkonidae), four species of skink (Scincidae), and one species of monitor lizard (Varanidae).
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Researchers documented 10 species of herpetofauna, including three species of anurans (Anaxyrus woodhousii, Pseudacris maculata, Litliobates blairi), three species of turtles (Chelydra serpentina, Chrysemys picta, Apalone spinifera), two species of lizards (P.
Anurans of a seasonally dry tropical forest: Morro do Diabo State Park, Sao Paulo State, Brazil.