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- adj. of or pertaining to the true frogs.
- n. a true frog of the order Ranidae
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- n. insectivorous usually semiaquatic web-footed amphibian with smooth moist skin and long hind legs
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She digs into their culture — with several sections written from ranid point of view — with anthropological care and gusto.
Several groups such as the Rhacophorus gliding frogs, the megophryid litter toads, and various ranid groups stand out for their local evolutionary radiations, conservation concern, and eyecatching appearance.
Endemic ranid (Amphibia: Anura) genera in southern mountain ranges of the Indian subcontinent.
One ranid frog, six gekkos, three skinks, and one wormsnake are endemic to Palau.
Of the five endemic amphibians two are tree frogs (Afrixalus clarkei and Afrixalus enseticola), two are ranid frogs (Phrynobatrachus bottegi and Phrynobatrachus sciangallarum), and one is a caecilian (Sylvacaecilia grandisonae).
Endemic ranid (Amphibia: Anura) genera in southern mountain ranges of the Indian subcontinent represent ancient frog lineages: evidence from molecular data, Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution, 31, (2004) p: 734.
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