Oregon spotted frog
|Oregon spotted frog|
Baird & Girard, 1853
The Oregon spotted frog, Rana pretiosa, which means "precious frog", is a medium-sized water frog. It comes from the Pacific Northwest area of the United States. It can be found in the Puget Trough/Willamette Valley province and the Cascade Mountains of south-central Washington and Oregon. It is a rare frog and is listed by the IUCN as a vulnerable species.
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- Hammerson, G & Pearl, C. (2004). Rana pretiosa. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN 2006. Retrieved on 3 July 2007. Database entry includes justification for why this species is vulnerable.
- Kelly R. McAllister and William P. Leonard (July 1997). "Washington State Status Report for the Oregon Spotted Frog". Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife. Retrieved 9 September 2012.
- "Rana pretiosa (Oregon Spotted Frog)". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Retrieved March 6, 2013.