Definition of Ascaphus

1. Noun. Type genus of the Ascaphidae; in some classifications included in the family Leiopelmatidae.

Exact synonyms: Genus Ascaphus
Generic synonyms: Amphibian Genus
Group relationships: Ascaphidae, Family Ascaphidae
Member holonyms: Ascaphus Trui, Bell Toad, Ribbed Toad, Tailed Frog, Tailed Toad



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ascaphus

Asahikawa
Asama
Asamiya
Asanga
Asansol
Asaph Hall
Asarh
Asarum
Asarum canadense
Asarum europaeum
Asarum shuttleworthii
Asarum virginicum
Asatru
Asbat al-Ansar
Ascaphidae
Ascaphus
Ascaphus trui
Ascaridae
Ascaridata
Ascaridia galli
Ascarididae
Ascarididea
Ascaridorida
Ascaris equorum
Ascaris lumbricoides
Ascaroidea
Ascarops strongylina
Ascension
Ascension Day
Ascension Island

Literary usage of Ascaphus

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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 ..."

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