Lithobates chiricahuensis 

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Citation: Georgina Santos-Barrera, Geoffrey Hammerson, Michael Sredl. 2004. Lithobates chiricahuensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T58575A11805575. . Downloaded on 21 May 2018.
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