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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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Slash-and-bum system or 'kaingin' was also observed in the area which can also contribute to the decline in the population and diversity of anurans.
It was also revealed that the expression pattern of AQP genes is closely associated with water adaptation strategy in anurans (Ogushi et al.
The parasitic fauna in terrestrial anurans can be dominated by species of nematodes with direct life cycles that infect the host by skin penetration (such as C.
Cranial muscles of the anurans Leiopelma hochstetteri and Ascaphus truei and the homologies of the manibular adductors in Lissamphibia and other Gnathostomes.
41 EXAMINING ANURAN DECLINES IN SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA'S WESTERN TRANSVERSE RANGES: DID DISEASE PLAY A ROLE?
Advertisement call surveys were conducted for anurans at a fixed point on the pond edge.
The Eastern Spadefoot, Scaphiopus holbrookii, an anuran that ranges widely across eastern North America, exhibits latitudinal variation in breeding activity.
Toledo, LF (2005) Predation of juvenile and adult anurans by invertebrates: current knowledge and perspectives.
Eighteen species of anurans in ten genera were recorded at Porto Rico municipality, representing five families: Bufonidae (5.
Many anurans reach their southern distribution around the last portion of Middle Parana River section (IUCN, 2010), and the importance of its floodplain and its gallery forests for the maintenance of a diverse amphibian fauna has been emphasized (Peltzer and Lajmanovich, 2007).