Ascaphidae

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Tailed frogs
Ascaphus truei web.jpg
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Suborder: Archaeobatrachia
Family: Ascaphidae
Fejérváry, 1923
Genus: Ascaphus
Stejneger, 1899
Species
  • Ascaphus montanus Mittleman and Myers, 1949
  • Ascaphus truei Stejneger, 1899
Ascaphus range.png
Distribution of Ascaphidae (in black)

Ascaphidae is a family of frogs. They are called tailed frogs because they have an organ that looks like a tail. The tail helps them to live in fast-moving streams. They live in North America.[1]

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  1. "Wildlife - Environment - Green Diamond Resource Company". Archived from the original on 2008-11-19. Retrieved 2012-07-23.

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