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Northern Leopard Frog (Rana Pipiens)

COSEWIC

Assessment and Status Report

on the

Northern Leopard Frog

Rana Pipiens

Southern Mountain Population

Western Boreal/Prairie Populations

in Canada

 

Northern Leopard Frog (Rana pipiens)

 

ENDANGERED – Southern Mountain population 2000 / SPECIAL CONCERN – Western Boreal/Prairie populations 2002

 

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COSEWIC status reports are working documents used in assigning the status of wildlife species suspected of being at risk.  This report may be cited as follows:

Please note: Persons wishing to cite data in the report should refer to the report (and cite the author(s)); persons wishing to cite the COSEWIC status will refer to the assessment (and cite COSEWIC).  A production note will be provided if additional information on the status report history is required.

COSEWIC 2002.  COSEWIC assessment and status report on the northern leopard frog Rana pipiens (Southern Mountain and Western Boreal/Prairie populations) in Canada.  Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada.  Ottawa.  vi + 39 pp.

Seburn, C.N.L. and D.C. Seburn. 1998. COSEWIC status report on the northern leopard frog Rana pipiens (Southern Mountain and Western Boreal/Prairie populations) in Canada, in COSEWIC assessment and status report on the northern leopard frog Rana pipiens (Southern Mountain and Western Boreal/Prairie populations) in Canada.   Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada.  Ottawa.  1-39 pp.

Production note:

The 2000 assessment (Southern Mountain population) was based on a 1998 status report on the northern leopard frog.  The COSEWIC assessment and status report were finalized in 2000.  The 2002 assessment (Western Boreal/Prairie populations) was based on the existing 2000 COSEWIC assessment and status report on the northern leopard frog.

The Western Boreal/Prairie populations were previously listed by COSEWIC as the Prairie population.

 

For additional copies contact:

COSEWIC Secretariat
c/o Canadian Wildlife Service
Environment Canada
Ottawa, ON
K1A 0H3

Tel.: (819) 997-4991 / (819) 953-3215
Fax: (819) 994-3684
E-mail: COSEWIC/COSEPAC@ec.gc.ca
http://www.cosewic.gc.ca

Également disponible en français sous le titre Évaluation et Rapport du COSEPAC sur la situation de la grenouille léopard (Rana pipiens) au Canada

Cover illustration:
Northern leopard frog -- Illustration by Andrée Jenks, Owen Sound, ON.

©Minister of Public Works and Government Services Canada 2002
Catalogue No. CW69-14/85-2002E-IN
ISBN 0-662-31690-8

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