Red-legged Frog (Rana Aurora)
- Assessment Summary
- Executive Summary
- COSEWIC History, Mandate, Membership and Definitions
- Species Information
- Population Sizes and Trends
- Limiting Factors and Threats
- Special Significance of the Species
- Existing Protection or Other Status
- Summary of Status Report
- Technical Summary
- Acknowledgements and Information Sources
- Biographical Summary of the Report Writers, Authorities Contacted, and Collections Examined
Laura Friis provided access to summaries of locality records, greatly facilitating the preparation of this report. Laura Friis, Kathy Paige, and Kari Nelson patiently answered all our queries. We thank Ann Chan-McLeod, Elke Wind, Purnima Govindarajulu, Ted Davis, Barb Beasley, and Rob Rithaler for generously sharing with us their reports, results of work in progress, and unpublished data. Kelly McAllister and Rick Nauman provided us with drafts of their distribution maps that were useful for the preparation of Figure 2. Kelly Sendall provided access to specimens at the Royal British Columbia Museum. Michèle Steigerwald provided information on specimens at the Canadian Museum of Nature, and Francis Cook kindly inspected specimens there. D. Fraser, P. Gregory, D. Rivard, and D. Green provided helpful review comments on an earlier version of this report.
Funding for the preparation of this status report provided y the Canadian Wildlife Service, Environment Canada.
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