New York Natural Heritage Program
Atlantic Coast Leopard Frog
Lithobates kauffeldi Feinberg, Newman, Watkins-Colwell, Schlesinger, Zarate, Curry, S
Amphibians
Kingdom: Animalia

      Phylum: Craniata

           Class: Amphibians (Amphibia)

                Order: Frogs and Toads (Anura)

                     Family: True Frogs (Ranidae)


Comments on the Classification [-]
Newman et al. (2012) presented evidence that Lithobates kauffeldi is genetically distinct from both Lithobates sphenocephalus and Lithobates pipiens. In 2014 Feinberg et al. named it as Rana (= Lithobates) kauffeldi.