Definition of Ascaphus
1. Noun. Type genus of the Ascaphidae; in some classifications included in the family Leiopelmatidae.
Generic synonyms: Amphibian Genus
Group relationships: Ascaphidae, Family Ascaphidae
Member holonyms: Ascaphus Trui, Bell Toad, Ribbed Toad, Tailed Frog, Tailed Toad
Lexicographical Neighbors of Ascaphus
Literary usage of Ascaphus
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Description of a New Species of Sea Snake from the Philippine Islands: With by John Van Denburgh, Joseph Cheesman Thompson (1908)
"264 DECEMBER, 21, 1912 NOTES ON ascaphus, ... the unique type of Plethodon vandykei, and a single specimen of ascaphus truei. ..."
2. Bulletin of the American Geographical Society by American Geographical Society of New York (1905)
"ascaphus, is only known from a single specimen obtained a few years ago in the State of Washington not far from the Pacific Coast. ..."
3. College zoology by Robert William Hegner (1918)
"... ascaphus truci, of which only a single specimen from Humptulips, Washington, is known. An interesting European species is the obstetrical toad, ..."
4. The Cambridge Natural History by Sidney Frederick Harmer, Arthur Everett Shipley (1901)
"ascaphus is found in North America. The other genera, Discoglossus, Bombinator, and Alytes, are typical of the Palaearctic sub-region, and are, ..."
5. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences by California Academy of Sciences (1920)
"Plate x1v. (Issued May 3, 1912) 25 California. By James Perrin Smith. (Issued April 5, 1912) 25 Pages 259^-264. Notes on ascaphus, the Disc ..."