Amphibians kingdom

Amphibians kingdom


      Frog, a small tailless amphibian. Scientifically, there is no distinction between frogs and toads. Both belong to the same order of the class Amphibia, and are collectively called anurans. Popularly, anurans that live in or near freshwater are usually called frogs. They vary in size from certain South American frogs less than one-half inch (13 mm) long to the 10-inch (25-cm) Goliath frog of Africa.

Common Frog, Norway

The Common Frog (Rana temporaria) also known as the European Common Frog or European Common Brown Frog

Bullfrog at DeSoto National Wildlife Refuge


Spade Foot Toad

  Spade foot Toad, the common name for a family of Amphibians. 
Spade foot toads are widely distributed over Europe, southern Asia, northwest Africa, and North America. The family is named for those members that have a “spade”—a crescent-shaped projection used in digging burrows—on the side of their hind limbs

Spadefoot toads make up the family Pelobatidae. The North American species are all of the genus Scaphiopus.
Now the frogs are also facing serious threats of Extinction…
most of the species are now vanished from planet..
every organisms plays a vital role in the ecosystem.Destruction of any one of these species lead to the Unbalance of the ecosystem..

                          Common Frog Facts

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Ranidae
Genus: Rana
Scientific Name: Rana Temporaria
Type: Amphibian
Diet: Carnivore
Size (L): 6cm – 10cm (2.4in – 4in)
Weight: 20g – 80g (0.7oz – 2.8oz)
Top Speed: 8km/h (5mph)
Life Span: 5 – 10 years
Lifestyle: Solitary
Conservation Status: Least Concern
Colour: Black, Green, Grey, Brown
Skin Type: Permeable
Favourite Food: Insects
Habitat: Forests, rivers and marshes
Average Clutch Size: 1,500
Main Prey: Insects, Worms, Snails
Predators: Foxes, Snakes, Birds
Distinctive Features: Short back legs and webbed toes