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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. It is associated with freshwater habitat. It is found in the Neotropics. American Ground Frog is a carnivore. It has sexual reproduction. Reproduction is dioecious. American Ground Frog relies 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