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American Ground Frog

Odontophrynus americanus (Duméril & Bibron 1841)

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Odontophrynus americanus (American Ground Frog) is a species of amphibians in the family Odontophrynidae. They are associated with freshwater habitat. They are found in The Neotropics. They are nocturnal carnivores. They have sexual reproduction. Reproduction is dioecious. They rely on saltation to move around.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/GO_0019953
  • Definition: Capable of creating a new organism by combining the genetic material of two gametes, which may come from two parent organisms or from a single organism, in the case of self-fertilizing hermaphrodites.
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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/NBO_0000370
  • Definition: (Bipedal jumping.) Behavior related to the upward thrust produced by the rapid, simultaneous extension of the hind legs with the intend to rise in the air
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of American Ground Frog. View this species on GBIF