|Scientific Name:||Lithobates heckscheri|
|Species Authority:||(Wright, 1924)|
Rana heckscheri Wright, 1924
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group|
Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution and presumed large population.
|Range Description:||This species is known from the Coastal Plain of the southeastern United States from southern North Carolina (at least formerly) to northern Florida, west to southeastern Mississippi (Conant and Collins 1991).|
Native:United States (Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina)
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|Population:||In Florida, it can be quite common in proper habitat (Bartlett and Bartlett 1999).|
|Habitat and Ecology:||It occurs in swamps along streams and edges of shallow ponds and impoundments (including beaver ponds). Eggs and larvae develop in permanent swamp waters.|
|Use and Trade:||
There are no reports of this species being utilized.
|Major Threat(s):||Local populations are presumably impacted by urbanization and other forms of infrastructure development.|
|Conservation Actions:||No species-specific conservation actions are needed. It occurs in many protected areas.|
|Citation:||IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group 2014. Lithobates heckscheri. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 04 July 2015.|