Relict Leopard Frog

The Relict Leopard Frog is classified as Endangered (EN), considered to be facing a very high risk of extinction in the wild.

The relict leopard frog has the dubious distinction of being one of the first North American amphibians thought to have become extinct. More

The Relict Leopard Frog (Rana onca) is a species of frog in the Ranidae family. It is endemic to the United States. Its natural habitat is freshwater springs. It is threatened by habitat loss. More

Relict Leopard Frog (Lithobates onca) - Amphibians of Arizona Relict Leopard Frog (Lithobates onca) Relict Leopard Frog (Lithobates onca) - Amphibians of Arizona Clark Co., NV Relict Leopard Frog (Lithobates onca) - Amphibians of Arizona Clark Co. More

Rana onca, the relict leopard frog, in southern Nevada with comments on the systematic relationships of some leopard frogs (Rana pipiens complex) and the status of populations along the Virgin River. Unpublished report. More

the relict leopard frog , endemic to the virgin river area, is surely doomed to become another of their victims. livestock grazing, bĂȘte noir of the conservation movement, has a mixed record with respect to anurans. ... More

* States/US Territories in which the Relict Leopard Frog is known to occur: Arizona , Nevada * US Counties in which the Relict Leopard Frog is known to occur: View All More

The relict leopard frog, Rana onca, has not been found in Utah since 1950. In fact, the species was believed to be completely extinct until three populations were found in Nevada during the early 1990s. More

DESCRIPTION: The relict leopard frog is a small, spotted frog with an adult body length of 1.75 to 3.5 inches. The dorsal color is brown, gray, or greenish with greenish-brown spots. A glandular dorso-lateral fold with a light stripe runs down each side of the back. More

PETITION FILED TO PROTECT RELICT LEOPARD FROG IN AZ, NV, UT The Center for Biological Diversity and Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance petitioned the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service on 5-02-02 to protect the relict leopard frog under the U.S. Endangered Species Act. More

The historical distribution of relict leopard frogs is not well documented. This species was first identified from a single individual probably collected in the Virgin River Valley, Washington County, Utah (Cope, 1875, in Tanner, 1929). More

Relict leopard frog (Rana onca) Potential Distribution Map * Resource Identifier: More

Relict Leopard Frog is smaller with shorter legs; spotting reduced near the head; underside of limbs with yellow or yellow-orange. Note: All distances, elevations, and other facts are approximate. More

Research Assistant, Relict Leopard Frog Conservation Project University of Nevada The Public Lands Institute at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas seeks a research assistant to conduct monitoring, management, and research to conserve relict leopard frogs at Lake Mead National More

created for the Relict leopard frog (Rana onca) within Nevada. This species taxonomy is defined as: ITIS Taxonomic Serial Number (TSN) is 173457: belonging in the order of Frogs and toads (Anura) and family of True frogs (Ranidae). More

Order : Anura
Family : Ranidae
Genus : Lithobates
Species : onca
Authority : (Cope, 1875)