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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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Our results show that amphipods prey upon anuran embryos, as evidenced by the loss of embryos in amphipod-addition hatching chambers without a corresponding loss of embryos in paired amphipod-exclusion chambers.
However, recently studies found the match filter hypothesis was not always applicable in anurans (Gerhardt and Schwartz, 2001; Zhao et al., 2017).
The work is part of Illinois Natural History Survey monitoring program to learn more about the population trends of Illinois' anurans.
Studies of the food habit of eagles and barn owls from the islands have not shown that anurans or salamanders form a part of their diet today, but reptiles are occasionally recorded (Rudolph 1970; Fellers and Drost 1991; Collins et al.
Sexual differences in limb and sacral traits in anurans can provide important information of the underlying evolutionary mechanisms, due to their role in connection of the organism and the environment, through locomotion, reproduction and feeding.
& ETEROVICK, P.C., 2007.--Microhabitat choice and differential use by anurans in forest streams in southeastern Brazil.
During the breeding season, adult male anurans (frogs and toads) of most species use auditory, species-specific advertisement calls to attract mates (Ryan, 2001).
Microhabitat such as bare ground, woody ground, under wood debris, in water, in trees, in stone/rocks, under a stone/rocks and in holes were searched for the possible presence of anurans (Figs.