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Rana aurora
Rana aurora
Northern Red-legged Frog
Photographer: William Flaxington

ID: 0000 0000 0103 0378 (2003-01-23)

Copyright © 2004 William Flaxington

  • date of photo  Jan 13, 2003
  • latitude 39.26023   longitude -123.61748   max error distance 1970 meters     View on Google Maps.
  • horizontal datum World Geodetic System 1984
  • georeferencing source GeoLocate
  • georeferencing remarks Adjusted uncertainty based upon maximum length on Comptche Rd that was parallel to Albion River.
  • location   West of Comptche, on Comptche Rd. parallel with North Fork Albion River (Mendocino County, California, US)
  • family Ranidae
  • order Anura
  • class Amphibia
  • habitat  Redwood Forest
  • notes   Colorful – above reddish with no blotching; below with red about chest, throat, front legs, and majority of hind legs. Expressed squeaking and growling release call when handled. Measured: SVL 72 mm (2¾ in.). During rainy night, jumped from steep slope onto road preceding vehicle. Besides this individual road kill detected.
  • photo category: Animal - Amphibian

  • common names   Red-legged Frog, Northern Red-legged Frog (AW ) Northern Red-legged Frog (photographer)
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