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Lithobates capito (Gopher Frog)


Wikipedia Abstract

The gopher frog (Lithobates capito) is a species of frog in the Ranidae family, endemic to the Southeastern United States. It primarily inhabits the threatened sandhill communities, flatwoods, and scrub in the Atlantic coastal plain, where it is usually found near ponds.
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EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 6.88
EDGE Score: 2.76


Adult Weight [1]  151 grams
Litter Size [1]  7,000
Litters / Year [1]  1
Snout to Vent Length [1]  4.449 inches (11.3 cm)


Nerodia fasciata (Southern Water Snake)[2]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Range Map


North America;

External References


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Attributes / relations provided by
1Oliveira, Brunno Freire; São-Pedro, Vinícius Avelar; Santos-Barrera, Georgina; Penone, Caterina; C. Costa, Gabriel. (2017) AmphiBIO, a global database for amphibian ecological traits. Sci. Data.
2Anurans 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
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