Behler, J.L. and King, F.W. 1979. The Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Reptiles and Amphibians. New York.
Blackburn, L., Nanjappa, P. and Lannoo, M.J. 2001. An Atlas of the Distribution of U.S. Amphibians. Ball State University, Muncie, IN, USA.
Bradford, D.F. 1989. Allotopic distribution of native fishes and introduced fishes in high Sierra Nevada lakes of California: implication of the negative effect of fish introductions. Copeia: 775-778.
Bradford, D.F. 1991. Mass mortality and extinction in a high-elevation population of Rana muscosa. Journal of Herpetology: 174-177.
Bradford, D.F., Swanson, C. and Gordon, M.S. 1992. Effects of low pH and aluminum on two declining species of amphibians in the Sierra Nevada, California. Journal of Herpetology: 369-377.
Camp, C.L. 1917. Notes on the systematic status of the toads and frogs of California. University of California Publications in Zoology: 115-125.
Davidson, C., Shaffer, H.B. and Jennings, M.R. 2002. Spatial tests of the pesticide drift, habitat destruction, UB-B, and climate-change hypotheses for California amphibian declines. Conservation Biology: 1588-1601.
Drost, C.A. and Fellers, G.M. 1996. Collapse of a regional frog fauna in the Yosemite area of the California Sierra Nevada, USA. Conservation Biology: 414-425.
Fellers, G.M., Green, D.E. and Longcore, J.E. 2001. Oral chytridiomycosis in the mountain yellow-legged frog (Rana muscosa). Copeia: 945-953.
Frost, D.R. 1985. Amphibian Species of the World: A Taxonomic and Geographic Reference. Allen Press and the Association of Systematic Collections, Lawrence, Kansas.
Green, D.M. 1986. Systematics and evolution of western North American frogs allied to Rana aurora and Rana boylii: electrophoretic evidence. Systematic Zoology: 283-296.
Green, D.M. 1986. Systematics and evolution of western North American frogs allied to Rana aurora and Rana boylii: karyological evidence. Systematic Zoology: 273-282.
IUCN. 2008. 2008 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Available at: http://www.iucnredlist.org. (Accessed: 5 October 2008).
Jennings, M.R. and Hayes, M.P. 1994. Amphibian and reptile species of special concern in California. Final Report submitted to the California Department of Fish and Game, Inland Fisheries Division. Contract No. 8023.
Knapp, R.A. and Matthews, K.R. 2000. Non-native fish introductions and the decline of the mountain yellow-legged frog from within protected areas. Conservation Biology 14: 428-438.
Knapp, R.A., Matthews, K.R. and Sarnelle, O. 2001. Resistance and resilience of alpine lake fauna to fish introductions. Ecological Monographs: 401-421.
Lannoo, M. (editor). 2005. Amphibian declines: the conservation status of United States species. University of California Press, Berkeley, California.
Macey, J.R., Strasburg, J.L., Brisson, J.A., Vredenburg, V.T., Jennings, M. and Larson, A. 2001. Molecular phylogenetics of western North American frogs of the Rana boylii species group. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution: 131-143.
Matthews, K.R. and Pope, K.L. 1999. A telemetric study of the movement patterns and habitat use of Rana muscosa, the mountain yellow-legged frog, in a high-elevation basin in Kings Canyon National Park, California. Journal of Herpetology: 615-624.
Pope, K.L. and Matthews, K.R. 2001. Movement ecology and seasonal distribution of mountain yellow-legged frogs, Rana mucosa, in a high-elevation Sierra Nevada basin. Copeia: 787-793.
Pope, K.L. and Matthews, K.R. 2002. Influence of anuran prey on the condition and distribution of Rana muscosa in the Sierra Nevada. Herpetologica: 354-363.
Rachowicz, L. J. 2002. Mouthpart pigmentation in Rana muscosa tadpoles: seasonal changes without chytridiomycosis. Herpetological Review 33: 262-265.
Rachowicz, L. J., R. A. Knapp, J.A.T. Morgan, M. J. Stice, V. T. Vredenburg, J. M. Parker, and C. J. Briggs. 2006. Emerging infectious disease as a proximate cause of amphibian mass mortality in Rana muscosa populations. Ecology 87: 1671-1683.
Stebbins, R.C. 1985. A Field Guide to Western Reptiles and Amphibians. Second Edition. Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, Massachusetts.
Stebbins, R.C. 2003. A Field Guide to Western Reptiles and Amphibians, Third Edition. Houghton Mifflin Company, Boston, Massachusetts.
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. 1999. Proposed endangered status for the southern California distinct population segment of the mountain yellow-legged frog. Federal Register (22 December 1999): 71714-71722.
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. 2000. 90-day finding on a petition to list the mountain yellow-legged frog as endangered. Federal Register (12 October 2000): 60603-60605.
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. 2002. Determination of endangered status for the southern California distinct vertebrate population segment of the mountain yellow-Legged frog (Rana muscosa). Federal Register: 44382-44392.
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS). 2006. Designation of critical habitat for the southern California distinct population segment of the mountain yellow-legged frog (Rana muscosa); final rule. Federal Register 71(178): 54344-54386.
Vredenberg, V.T. 2004. Reversing introduced species effects: Experimental removal of introduced fish leads to rapid recovery of a declining frog. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences: 7646-7650.
Vredenburg, V. T., R. Bingham, R. Knapp, J.A.T. Morgan, C. Moritz, and D. Wake. 2007. Concordant molecular and phenotypic data delineate new taxonomy and conservation priorities for the endangered mountain yellow-legged frog. Journal of Zoology 271: 361-374.
Zweifel, R.G. 1955. Ecology, distribution and systematics of frogs of the Rana boylei group. University of California Publications in Zoology: 207-292.
Zweifel, R.G. 1968. Rana muscosa. Catalogue of American Amphibians and Reptiles: 1-2.
|Citation:||Geoffrey Hammerson 2008. Rana muscosa. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 28 July 2015.|
|Feedback:||If you see any errors or have any questions or suggestions on what is shown on this page, please provide us with feedback so that we can correct or extend the information provided|