sphenocephalus


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sphenocephalus

(sfē″nō-sĕf′ă-lŭs) [″ + kephale, head]
A deformed fetus in which the head is wedge-shaped.
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Herein, we report on our laboratory study in March and April of 2012, where we immobilized early life stages (tadpoles and recently metamorphosed frogs) of American bullfrog, Lithobates catesbeianus, and Southern leopard frog, Lithobates sphenocephalus, using low-voltage electrical current.
These authors uncovered a correlation between greater light intensity and decreased probabilities of hearing Spring Peepers (Pseudacris crucifer), Upland Chorus Frogs (Pseudacris feriarum), and Southern Leopard Frogs (Lithobates sphenocephalus).
Southern Leopard Frog (Lithobates sphenocephalus) --Southern Leopard Frogs have been found both within the entrance and interior of the cave, and on the perimeter of the preserve.
Eumeces (Plestiodon) farciatus), 3 species of amphibians (including Lithobates sphenocephalus, Litho bates catesbieanus and Notophthalmus viridescens), and 4 species of turtles (including Graptermys geographica, Chrysemys picta, Pseudemys floridana and ApaIone spinifera).
maculatum, 3 Notophthalmus viridescens, and 3 Lithobates sphenocephalus. In 1972.
septentrionalis consumes a wide variety of invertebrate and vertebrate prey including beetles, roaches, isopods, and lepidopterans; other frogs including the Green Treefrog (Hyla cinerea), Squirrel Treefrog (Hyla squirella), Eastern Narrowmouth Toad (Gastrophryne carolinensis), Southern Leopard Frog (Lithobates sphenocephalus), and Southern Toad (Anaxyrus terrestris); and lizards including the Brown Anole (Anolis sagrei) and Common House Gecko (Hemidactylus mabouia) (Bartareau and Meshaka 2007; Meshaka 2011).
Species that tested negative included Lithobates sphenocephalus utricularius, Anaxyrus terrestris, Anaxyrus americanus, Hyla cinerea, and Hyla versicolor/chrysoscelis.
Thus, we explore here the impact of missing labial teeth on the feeding performance of tadpoles of the Southern leopard frog (Lithobates sphenocephalus [ = Rana sphenocephala] Cope, 1886).
Time observed (h) 10.83 9.25 7.58 2.67 Time foraging (h) 7.37 6.2 6.25 2.06 Predation events per 1 h of foraging 0.81 0.64 0.0 0.48 Southern leopard frog (Limnobathes sphenocephalus) 2 2 0 1 Bullfrog (Rana catesbiana) 1 0 0 0 Pig frog (R.
Experimental Control fence (EF) fence Taxon With Without When When EF wings wings EF did not had have wings wings Amphibians Acris blanchardi 6 5 1 0 Ambystoma opacum 5 0 0 5 Ambystoma texanum 0 0 1 0 Anaxyrus americanus 7 3 12 4 charlesmithi Anaxyrus woodhousii 1 1 0 0 Gastrophryne 113 96 3 2 carolinensis Hyla cinerea 0 0 0 1 Hyla versicolor 1 0 0 4 Lithobates 1 0 0 0 areolatus areolatus Lithobates 39 6 0 0 damitans Lithobates 90 56 25 15 palustris Lithobates 146 69 128 75 sphenocephalus utricularius Notophthalmus 83 73 2 4 viridescens louisianensis Pseudacris 2 2 2 0 streckeri Scaphiopus 115 75 48 32 hurterii Total no.
sphenocephalus (Southern leopard frog) and Hyla cinerea (green treefrog) at concentrations as low as 0.0164 [micro]g/L in laboratory experiments with single doses of chlorothalonil.
sphenocephalus, Anaxyrus americanus, Notophlhalmus viridescens louisianensis, Hyla chrysoscelis/versicolor, Pseudacris crucifer and P.