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Ascaphus truei

Coastal Tailed Frog

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Containing group: Ascaphus

Other Names for Ascaphus truei


de Villiers, C. G. S. 1934. Studies on the cranial anatomy of Ascaphus truei Stejneger, the American "leiopelmid". Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 77:1-38.

Gradwell, N. 1971. Ascaphus tadpole: experiments on the suction and gill irrigation mechanisms. Can. J. Zool. 49(3):307-332.

Green, D. M., and D. C. Cannatella. 1993. Phylogenetic significance of the amphicoelous frogs, Ascaphidae and Leiopelmatidae. Ecol. Ethol. Evol. 5:233-245.

Metter, D. 1967. Variation in the Ribbed Frog Ascaphus truei Stejneger. Copeia 1967(3):634-649.

Metter, D. E. 1964. A morphological and ecological comparison of two populations of the tailed frog, Ascaphus truei Stejneger. Copeia 1964:181-195.

Metter, D. E. 1968. Ascaphus, A. truei. Cat. Amer. Amphib. Rept. 69(1-2).

Nielson, M., K. Lohman, and J. Sullivan. 2001. Phylogeography of the Tailed Frog (Ascaphus truei): implications for the biogeography of the Pacific Northwest. Evolution 55(1):147-160.

Nishikawa, K. C., and D. C. Cannatella. 1991. Kinematics of prey capture in the Tailed Frog, Ascaphus truei (Anura: Ascaphidae). Zool. J. Linn. Soc. 103(3):289-307.

Reiss, J. O. 1997. Early development of chondrocranium in the tailed frog Ascaphus truei (Amphibia: Anura): Implications for anuran palatoquadrate homologies. J. Morph. 231:63-100.

Ritland, R. M. 1955. Studies on the post-cranial morphology of Ascaphus truei. I. Skeleton and spinal nerves. J. Morphol. 97:119-177.

Ritland, R. M. 1955. Studies on the post-cranial morphology of Ascaphus truei. II. myology. J. Morph. 97:215--282.

Stejneger, L. 1899. Description of a new genus and species of discoglossoid toad from North America. Proc. U. S. Natl. Mus. 21(1178):899-902.

van Dijk, D. E. 1955. The "tail" of Ascaphus: a historical resume and new histological-anatomical details. Ann. Univ. Stellenbosch 31(1):1-71.

Van Eeden, J. A. 1951. The development of the chondrocranium of Ascaphus truei Stejneger with special reference to the relations of the palatoquadrate to the neurocranium. Acta Zool., Stockholm 32:41-176.

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Scientific Name Ascaphus truei
Creator James Bettaso, U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service
Specimen Condition Live Specimen
Sex Male
Source Amphibians and Reptiles of Northern California
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