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Lithobates sylvaticus (Wood Frog)

Synonyms: Rana cantabridgensis latiremis; Rana cantabrigensis; Rana cantabrigensis evittata; Rana maslini; Rana sylvatica; Rana sylvatica cantabrigensis; Rana sylvatica sylvatica

Wikipedia Abstract

The Asian Kokarit Frog is occasionally also called "wood frog", particularly when listed under its junior synonym Rana nigrolineata. colspan=2 style="text-align: center; background-color: transparent; text-align:center; border: 1px solid red;" | wood frog File:Lithobates sylvaticus (Woodfrog). jpg Rana sylvatica Conservation status File:Status iucn3.1 LC.
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EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
3
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
23
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 8.58
EDGE Score: 2.26

Attributes

Adult Weight [1]  7.88 grams
Female Maturity [1]  2 years 6 months
Male Maturity [1]  1 year 6 months
Litter Size [1]  900
Maximum Longevity [1]  5 years

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Map Climate Land Use
Calvin College Ecosystem Preserve 90 Michigan, United States
Chippewa Nature Center   Michigan, United States    
Edwin S. George Reserve 1297 Michigan, United States
Hope College Biology Nature Preserve 55 Michigan, United States

Ecosystems

Emblem of

New York

Prey / Diet

Acrosternum hilare (Green stinkbug)[2]
Aedes albopictus (forest day mosquito)[2]
Apis mellifera (honey bee)[2]
Argiope aurantia (black-and-yellow argiope)[2]
Armadillidium vulgare (pillbug)[2]
Calliphora vomitoria (Blue bottle fly)[2]
Calosoma scrutator (Fiery searcher)[2]
Camponotus pennsylvanicus (black carpenter ant)[2]
Chrysoperla carnea (Green Lacewing)[3]
Culiseta alaskaensis (Mosquito)[3]
Daphnia ambigua (Water flea)[2]
Dermacentor variabilis (American dog tick)[2]
Euglena gracilis (Euglena)[2]
Gryllus pennsylvanicus (fall field cricket)[2]
Ischnura posita (Fragile forktail)[2]
Libellula quadrimaculata (Four-spotted Skimmer)[3]
Lithobius forficatus (Brown centipede)[2]
Lymantria dispar (gypsy moth)[2]
Malacosoma americana (Eastern tent caterpillar)[2]
Micrathena gracilis (Spined micrathena)[2]
Narceus americanus (North american millipede)[2]
Odontopus calceatus (Sassafras weevil)[2]
Phidippus audax (Daring Jumping Spider)[2]
Pterostichus melanarius (Common black ground beetle)[2]
Rabidosa rabida (Rabid wolf spider)[2]
Reticulitermes flavipes (eastern subterranean termite)[2]
Tenodera aridifolia (Chinese mantid)[2]
Triatoma sanguisuga (Eastern blood-sucking cone)[2]
Vespula maculifrons (eastern yellowjacket)[2]
Pediastrum boryanum (Green algae)[2]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Agelaius phoeniceus (Red-winged Blackbird)12
Aix sponsa (Wood Duck)3
Alauda arvensis (Sky Lark)1
Ambystoma maculatum (Spotted Salamander)12
Anas platyrhynchos (Mallard)4
Anaxyrus americanus americanus (Eastern American Toad)23
Anthus trivialis (Tree Pipit)1
Apus apus (Common Swift)1
Archilochus colubris (Ruby-throated Hummingbird)5
Ardea herodias (Great Blue Heron)1
Baeolophus bicolor (Tufted Titmouse)8
Buteo jamaicensis (Red-tailed Hawk)4
Calidris minutilla (Least Sandpiper)1
Cardinalis cardinalis (Northern Cardinal)6
Carduelis tristis (American Goldfinch)2
Castor canadensis (american beaver)1
Charadrius vociferus (Killdeer)8
Colinus virginianus (Northern Bobwhite)11
Corvus brachyrhynchos (American Crow)5
Cryptotis parva (North American Least Shrew)16
Cyanocitta cristata (Blue Jay)7
Didelphis virginiana (Virginia Opossum)2
Dryocopus pileatus (Pileated Woodpecker)1
Eptesicus fuscus (big brown bat)11
Eurycea guttolineata (Three-lined Salamander)7
Geothlypis trichas (Common Yellowthroat)5
Larus delawarensis (Ring-billed Gull)1
Libellula quadrimaculata (Four-spotted Skimmer)1
Lithobates catesbeianus (American Bullfrog)6
Lithobates sphenocephalus sphenocephalus (Florida Leopard Frog)13
Lymnaea stagnalis (swamp lymnaea)1
Meleagris gallopavo (Wild Turkey)16
Mephitis mephitis (Striped Skunk)9
Mimus polyglottos (Northern Mockingbird)6
Molothrus ater (Brown-headed Cowbird)13
Myiarchus crinitus (Great Crested Flycatcher)8
Myotis lucifugus (little brown myotis)2
Notemigonus crysoleucas (Golden shiner minnow)4
Notophthalmus viridescens (Eastern Newt)8
Peromyscus leucopus (white-footed mouse)4
Phylloscopus borealis (Arctic Warbler)2
Picoides pubescens (Downy Woodpecker)7
Plethodon cinereus (Eastern Red-backed Salamander)8
Poecile atricapillus (Black-capped Chickadee)2
Poecile carolinensis (Carolina Chickadee)9
Poecile hudsonica (Boreal Chickadee)1
Procyon lotor (Raccoon)4
Pseudacris crucifer (Spring Peeper)12
Quiscalus quiscula (Common Grackle)3
Rattus norvegicus (Norway rat)3
Scalopus aquaticus (Eastern Mole)10
Sciurus carolinensis (eastern gray squirrel)4
Sialia sialis (Eastern Bluebird)6
Sitta carolinensis (White-breasted Nuthatch)10
Sturnus vulgaris (European Starling)7
Tachycineta bicolor (Tree Swallow)2
Tamias striatus (eastern chipmunk)1
Terrapene carolina (Florida Box Turtle)4
Thamnophis sirtalis (Common Garter Snake)4
Thryothorus ludovicianus (Carolina Wren)10
Turdus migratorius (American Robin)14
Vulpes vulpes (Red Fox)2
Zenaida macroura (Mourning Dove)2
Zonotrichia albicollis (White-throated Sparrow)4

Predators

Agkistrodon contortrix (Southern Copperhead)[2]
Anas platyrhynchos (Mallard)[4]
Anax junius (green darner)[2]
Ardea herodias (Great Blue Heron)[2]
Buteo jamaicensis (Red-tailed Hawk)[2]
Chelydra serpentina (Common Snapping Turtle)[2]
Corvus corax (Northern Raven)[3]
Corydalus cornutus (dobsonfly)[2]
Cottus cognatus (Anadyr sculpin)[3]
Didelphis virginiana (Virginia Opossum)[2]
Dolomedes triton (Six-spottedfishingspider)[2]
Heterodon platirhinos (Eastern Hognose Snake)[2]
Libellula lydia (Common whitetail)[2]
Lithobates catesbeianus (American Bullfrog)[2]
Macrobdella decora (Freshwater leech)[2]
Megaceryle alcyon (Belted Kingfisher)[2]
Mephitis mephitis (Striped Skunk)[2]
Micropterus salmoides (Northern largemouth bass)[2]
Nerodia sipedon (Northern Water Snake)[2]
Notophthalmus viridescens (Eastern Newt)[2]
Procyon lotor (Raccoon)[2]
Strix varia (Barred Owl)[2]
Thamnophis sirtalis sirtalis (Eastern gartersnake)[5]
Thymallus arcticus (Arctic grayling)[3]
Utricularia vulgaris subsp. macrorhiza (greater bladderwort)[2]

Providers

Shelter 
Fragaria virginiana (Virginia Strawberry)[2]
Lemna minor (common duckweed)[2]
Lonicera japonica (Chinese honeysuckle)[2]
Lycopodium digitatum (fan clubmoss)[2]
Nuphar lutea (yellow cowlily)[2]
Osmunda cinnamomea (cinnamon fern)[2]
Parthenocissus quinquefolia (American ivy)[2]
Pteridium aquilinum (northern bracken fern)[2]
Rubus laciniatus (Cutleaf Evergreen Blackberry)[2]
Sambucus nigra (European black elderberry)[2]
Toxicodendron radicans (poison ivy)[2]
Trifolium pratense (Red Clover)[2]
Utricularia vulgaris subsp. macrorhiza (greater bladderwort)[2]
Pediastrum boryanum (Green algae)[2]

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Alaria arisaemoides[6]
Alaria mustelae[6]
Brachycoelium salamandrae[6]
Cosmocercoides dukae <Unverified Name>[6]
Cosmocercoides variabilis <Unverified Name>[6]
Cylindrotaenia americana <Unverified Name>[6]
Fibricola texensis[6]
Glypthelmins quieta <Unverified Name>[6]
Gorgoderina attenuata[6]
Gorgoderina translucida <Unverified Name>[6]
Gyrinicola batrachiensis <Unverified Name>[6]
Haematoloechus complexus <Unverified Name>[6]
Haematoloechus medioplexus <Unverified Name>[6]
Haematoloechus parviplexus[6]
Haematoloechus varioplexus <Unverified Name>[6]
Megalobatrachonema gigantica <Unverified Name>[6]
Megalodiscus temperatus[6]
Mesocestoides tetrathyridium <Unverified Name>[6]
Microfilaria ranae-sylvaticae <Unverified Name>[6]
Oswaldocruzia pipiens <Unverified Name>[6]
Rhabdias ranae <Unverified Name>[6]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

    Maps
Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Bronx Zoo/Wildlife Conservat'n Society
John Ball Zoological Garden
Museum of Science - Live Animal Center
Natural History Museum of Adirondacks
Toledo Zoological Gardens
Vancouver Aquarium Marine Science Ctr
Western North Carolina Nature Center
Zoo New England, Franklin Park Zoo

Distribution

North America;

Photos

Citations

Species recognized by , , ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Attributes / relations provided by 1de Magalhaes, J. P., and Costa, J. (2009) A database of vertebrate longevity records and their relation to other life-history traits. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22(8):1770-1774 2Study of Northern Virginia Ecology 3Making The Forest And Tundra Wildlife Connection 4Anurans as prey: an exploratory analysis and size relationships between predators and their prey, L. F. Toledo, R. S. Ribeiro & C. F. B. Haddad, Journal of Zoology 271 (2007) 170–177 5Vertebrate Prey of Selected Arkansas Snakes, Stanley E.Trauth and ChrisT.McAllister, Proceedings Arkansas Academy of Science, Vol. 49, 1995, p. 188-192 6Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
Protected Areas provided by Calvin College Ecosystem Preserve Chippewa Nature Center Edwin S. George Reserve, University of Michigan, Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Hope College Biology Nature Preserve
Images provided by Google Image Search
Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
EDGE analysis provided by EDGE of Existence programme, Zoological Society of London
Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access
Institution information provided by International Species Information System - May 2011