Rana catesbeiana The American Bullfrog

Kingdom

Phylum

Class

Order

Family

Genus

Species

Animalia

Chordata

Amphibia

Anura

Ranidae

Rana

Catesbeiana

Alternate Classification: Class: Amphibian, Order: Salientia.


Native to Eastern United States

First introduced into California around 1895 as food source

Invasive species undergoing Ecological Release

Now widespread and common in the state


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