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Lithobates pipiens (Schreber, 1782) - Northern Leopard Frog


Maps

Locality Map

Locality map for Lithobates pipiens (Northern Leopard Frog)
Locality map for Lithobates pipiens (Northern Leopard Frog).
Map created 25 February 2020.

County Map

County map for Lithobates pipiens (Northern Leopard Frog)
County map for Lithobates pipiens (Northern Leopard Frog).
Map created 25 February 2020.

Historical Locality Map

Historical locality map for Lithobates pipiens (Northern Leopard Frog)
Historical locality map for Lithobates pipiens (Northern Leopard Frog). Black circles ( ) represent records after 1986, blue squares ( ) represent records between 1966 and 1986, orange triangles ( ) represent records prior to 1966. Note that more recent records might conceal underlying older records.
Map created 25 February 2020.

Historical County Map

Historical county map for Lithobates pipiens (Northern Leopard Frog)
Historical county map for Lithobates pipiens (Northern Leopard Frog). Black circles ( ) represent records after 1986, blue squares ( ) represent records between 1966 and 1986, orange triangles ( ) represent records prior to 1966. Note that only the most recent county record for each county is shown.
Map created 25 February 2020.

Ecological Drainage Locality Map

Ecological Drainage Units map for Lithobates pipiens (Northern Leopard Frog)
Ecological Drainage Units locality map for Lithobates pipiens (Northern Leopard Frog).
Map created 25 February 2020.

Natural Divisions Locality Map

Natural Divisions locality map for Lithobates pipiens (Northern Leopard Frog)
Natural Divisions and Sections locality map for Lithobates pipiens (Northern Leopard Frog).
Map created 25 February 2020.

Major Watersheds Locality Map

Major watersheds map for Lithobates pipiens (Northern Leopard Frog)
Major Watersheds locality map for Lithobates pipiens (Northern Leopard Frog).
Map created 25 February 2020.

Level I Ecoregion Locality Map

Level I Ecoregions map for Lithobates pipiens (Northern Leopard Frog)
Level I Ecoregion locality map for Lithobates pipiens (Northern Leopard Frog).
Map created 25 February 2020.

Level II Ecoregion Locality Map

Level II Ecoregions map for Lithobates pipiens (Northern Leopard Frog)
Level II Ecoregion locality map for Lithobates pipiens (Northern Leopard Frog).
Map created 25 February 2020.

Level III Ecoregion Locality Map

Level III Ecoregions map for Lithobates pipiens (Northern Leopard Frog)
Level III Ecoregion locality map for Lithobates pipiens (Northern Leopard Frog).
Map created 25 February 2020.

Level IV Ecoregion Locality Map

Level IV Ecoregions map for Lithobates pipiens (Northern Leopard Frog)
Level IV Ecoregion locality map for Lithobates pipiens (Northern Leopard Frog).
Map created 25 February 2020.

Native Status

Lithobates pipiens (Northern Leopard Frog) is native to Missouri.

Collection Summary

Lithobates pipiens (Northern Leopard Frog) has a total of 6 valid, non-duplicated collections representing 2 counties and 2 localities. There are a total of 3 collectors and 2 collection dates for the species. This results in a total of 2 expeditions for the species, a measure of unique date / collector(s) combinations. The earliest collection year for the species in Missouri is 1985 and its most recent collection year is 2009. The earliest and latest collection dates (independent of earliest and most recent collection years) are April 3 and May 30, respectively. If you have a new record to report, read the New Records section of the FAQ.

Collection Summary by County

Collection summary for Lithobates pipiens (Northern Leopard Frog) by county. Some values are unavailable since some records are represented solely by historical literature reports, which sometimes lack complete collecting data. Click on a county name to view more information about that county. Click on column headings to sort by that column.
County Localities Collections Collectors Dates Expeditions Earliest Year Latest Year
Atchison 1 5 1 1 1 1985 1985
Mercer 1 1 2 1 1 2009 2009

Potential County Records

Potential counties for Lithobates pipiens (Northern Leopard Frog). Counties are listed in descending order of their likelihood of having this species. Click on a county to view more information about that county. Click on column headings to sort by that column.
Likelihood County Rationale Ecoregion / Watershed
2 Bates Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Wooded Osage Plains
2 Cass Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Wooded Osage Plains
2 Jasper Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Springfield Plateau
2 Newton Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Springfield Plateau
2 Platte Same Level IV ecoregion, within 5 miles Osage Cuestas
4 Harrison Same Level IV ecoregion, within 10 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
6 Barton Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Cherokee Plains
6 Grundy Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
6 Jackson Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Wooded Osage Plains
6 McDonald Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Springfield Plateau
6 Putnam Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
6 Sullivan Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
6 Vernon Same Level IV ecoregion, within 20 miles Wooded Osage Plains
8 Daviess Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Loess Flats and Till Plains
8 Holt Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Missouri Alluvial Plain
8 Johnson Same Level IV ecoregion, within 30 miles Wooded Osage Plains
9 Nodaway Same Level III ecoregion, within 30 miles Western Corn Belt Plains

Linnaean Classification

Kingdom:
Animalia - Animals
Phylum:
Chordata - Chordates
Subphylum:
Vertebrata - Vertebrates
Class:
Amphibia Gray, 1825 - Amphibians
Order:
Anura Fischer von Waldheim, 1813 - Frogs
Family:
Ranidae Rafinesque, 1814 - True Frogs
Genus:
Lithobates Fitzinger, 1843 - American Water Frogs
Species:
Lithobates pipiens (Schreber, 1782) - Northern Leopard Frog

Recent Taxonomic Synonyms