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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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Detection of salamander, anuran and snake species (Y = detected, N = not detected) during a BioBlitz survey (20-22 June 2006; 22 observers) and a traditional survey conducted for longer duration with two observers (May-November 2007) on the Rocky Fork Unit, Cherokee Wildlife Management Area, Greene and Unicoi counties, Tennessee.
Activity level and the susceptibility of anuran larvae to predation.
The wildlife area contains extensive marshland and abundant temporary aquatic habitats (ponds, roadside ditches) that serve as breeding areas for anurans and pond breeding caudates (Ambystomatidae) that cannot coexist with predatory fish.
The majority of anurans lack an extended pelvic region of the kidney; however, those that do (see Bhaduri and Basu, 1957) have an identical morphology to state 0.
Effects of temperature and food quality on anuran larval growth and metamorphosis.
Studies carried out in Quebec and Canada shows that deformity rates, heterozygosity and terata in anurans tend to be high at agricultural areas thus suggesting that herbicides and pesticides are the likely causes, likewise reporting genomic disruption as revealed by flow cytometry in adult and metamorphosing individuals from both potato and sweet corn fields [35] and this may also increase the incidence or abundance of certain diseases or parasites [9].
ANURAN CALL ACTIVITY AT AN EPHEMERAL POND IN NE ALABAMA: A PRELIMINARY ANALYSIS.
We were unable to identify prey species for most (77%) predation events, but Cascades frogs and Pacific treefrogs were the only anuran species present at the two waterbodies.
Tadpole edema virus: a viscerotropic pathogen for anuran amphibians.
we were very excited to see," said Anuran, a visitor from the United States of America.