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Taxonomic Details for Gastrophryne carolinensis

Systematic Resumé:
KingdomAnimalia
SubkingdomBilateria
InfrakingdomDeuterostomia
PhylumChordata
SubphylumVertebrata
InfraphylumGnathostomata
SuperclassTetrapoda
ClassAmphibia
OrderAnura
FamilyMicrohylidae
SubfamilyGastrophryninae
GenusGastrophryne
SpeciesGastrophryne carolinensis
Common Name: Eastern Narrow-mouthed Toad
Observations: Species observation reported by field personnel
Authority: (Holbrook, 1835)
Comments: Observed on Sapelo
ITIS TSN: 173467   (click on the taxonomic serial number to view the ITIS web page)
Habitats: Salinity Zone: Fresh water, Tidal Zone: Terrestrial
GCE Contact: Steven C. Pennings, University of Houston, Houston, Texas

Gastrophryne carolinensis
The narrow-mouth toad is actually a frog. This one was in my compost pile, presumably eating ants, one of their favorite foods. Steve Pennings

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This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under grants OCE-9982133, OCE-0620959, OCE-1237140 and OCE-1832178. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in the material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.