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    Table 4 provides a rough estimate of the total weight of 6,771 species of adult male and female amphibians alive today and a calculated overall average weight for these adult amphibians based on this total. 
 
    Estimates are based on as large of sampling as practical using online resources.   As adult amphibian weights for a particular species can vary considerably depending on age, sex, and other factors, averaging became the preferred method.    Rough average adult weights were calculated for each sample species in a group (i.e order or family).  Then these rough average adult weights were averaged for the group.   This group average then was multiplied with few exceptions times the number of species in the group times two to give a total weight for male and female couples in the group.  All total weights for the groups were then added together to give the total weight of the female and male adult amphibians.   The rough overall average weight per amphibian was then determined by dividing the latter total weight first by two and then by total number of amphibian species.
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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_amphibians#Order_Anura:_Frogs_and_Toads
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Panamanian_golden_frog
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Panamanian_golden_frog
http://amphibiaweb.org/cgi/amphib_query?where-genus=Hoplobatrachus&where-species=tigerinus
http://willdlife.wikia.com/wiki/Chacoan_Monkey_Frog
http://www.wildanimalsonline.com/amphibians/hochstettersfrog.php
http://www.wildanimalsonline.com/amphibians/hairyfrog.php
http://www.edmonton.ca/attractions_events/edmonton_valley_zoo/animals/african-clawed-frog.aspx
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/African_clawed_frog
10 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_bullfrog
11 http://www.edmonton.ca/attractions_events/edmonton_valley_zoo/animals/oriental-fire-bellied-toad.aspx
12 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oriental_fire-bellied_toad
13 http://www.edmonton.ca/attractions_events/edmonton_valley_zoo/animals/cuban-tree-frog.aspx
14 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cuban_tree_frog
15 http://www.wildanimalsonline.com/amphibians/rainfrog.php
16 http://people.wcsu.edu/pinout/herpetology/rpalustris/pickerelfroglife.html
17 http://www.desertmuseum.org/books/nhsd_spadefoot.php
18 http://www.edmonton.ca/attractions_events/edmonton_valley_zoo/animals/whites-tree-frog.aspx
19 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Australian_green_tree_frog
20 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spring_peeper
21 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pig_frog
22 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Foothill_yellow-legged_frog
23 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Poison_dart_frog
24 http://www.pittsburghzoo.org/animal.aspx?id=8
25 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Golden_poison_frog
26 http://www.oaklandzoo.org/Golfoduclean_Poison_Dart%20Frog.php
27 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/New_Mexico_spadefoot_toad
28 http://mdc.mo.gov/discover-nature/field-guide/northern-crawfish-frog
29 http://www.californiaherps.com/identification/frogsid/frogs.id.html#LeopardFrogs
30 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/African_red_toad
31 http://www.desertmuseum.org/books/nhsd_desert_toad.php
32 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Common_frog
33 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Common_toad
34 http://www.desertmuseum.org/books/nhsd_redspotted_toad.php
35 http://www.movingplanets.com/world/animals/oak-toad/
36 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Adenomus_kelaartii
37 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rhacophorus_reinwardtii
38 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hyla_gratiosa
39 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/African_common_toad
40 http://animals.nationalgeographic.com/animals/amphibians/northern-leopard-frog/
41 http://www.wildanimalsonline.com/amphibians/surinamtoad.php
42 http://www.britannica.com/animal/wood-frog
43 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fejervarya_sahyadris
44 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phrynobatrachus_sandersoni
45 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rana_amurensis
46 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Doichang_frog
47 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nanorana_blanfordii
48 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bale_Mountains_frog
49 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alcalus_mariae
50 http://animalofthewould.wikia.com/wiki/Red-Eyed_Tree_Frog
51 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/African_dwarf_frog
52 http://www.britannica.com/animal/fire-bellied-toad
53 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tailed_frog
54 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yellow-bellied_toad
55 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paedophryne_amauensis
56 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rhinodermatidae
57 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gardiner's_Seychelles_frog
58 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rhacophoridae
59 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moor_frog
60 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crawfish_frog
61 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Northern_red-legged_frog
62 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dybowski's_frog
63 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Japanese_brown_frog
64 http://www.fws.gov/nevada/protected_species/amphibians/species/col_spotted_frog.html
65 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mississippi_gopher_frog
66 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iberian_midwife_toad
67 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hula_painted_frog
68 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bornean_flat-headed_frog
69 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Yunnan_firebelly_toad
70 http://www.movingplanets.com/world/animals/eastern-spadefoot/
71 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Discodeles_guppyi
72 http://www.nwf.org/Wildlife/Wildlife-Library/Amphibians-Reptiles-and-Fish/Southern-Cricket-Frog.aspx
73 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brachytarsophrys_carinense
74 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Brachytarsophrys_feae
75 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leptolalax_aereus
76 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fejervarya_iskandari
77 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leptolalax_pelodytoides
78 http://cincinnatizoo.org/blog/animals/amazon-milk-frog/
79 http://jacksonvillezoo.org/listingDetails.aspx?listingID=7020&pageID=15577
80 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/European_tree_frog
81 http://www.theanimalfiles.com/amphibians/frogs/parsley_frog.html
82 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/California_red-legged_frog
83 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Red-spotted_toad
84 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Conraua
85 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Goliath_frog
86 https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Giant_slippery_frog
 
Table 4 - Extant Amphibian Weights
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Amphibians
Ref.
No. of
 
 
Amphibian Adult Weights
 and Sizes
Adult Ave.
 
Ave. of 
Total Wt.
 
 
No.
Species
 
from References
Wt. Used
 
Adult Ave.
Males +
 
 
 
from 
 
 
 
 
Wt. Used
Females
 
 
 
Ref.
 
 
(oz)
 
(oz)
(oz)
Anura 1 5966 around 1.19 14228
-6 Less: Anura species listed separately
Panamanian Golden Frog 2 f 0.14  to 0.53 oz m 0.11 to 0 .42 oz 0.30
Panamanian Golden Frog 3 f 1.8 to 2.5 in m 1.4 and 1.9 in
Indus Valley bullfrog 4  to 170 mm 4.15 e
Chacoan Monkey Frog 5 about 2 to 3 in 0.47 e
Hochstetter's frog 6 approx. 8 g   about 4.5 cm 0.28
Hairy frog 7 about 80 g   approx.10 cm 2.82
African Clawed Frog 8 2.11 to 7.04 oz 4.58
African Clawed Frog 9 5 in
American bullfrog 10 to 1.1 lb  3.6 to 6 in SVL 13.20
Oriental Fire-bellied Toad 11 0.2 to 0.5 oz 0.35
Oriental Fire-bellied Toad 12 2 in
Cuban Tree Frog 13 2 oz 2.00
Cuban Tree Frog 14 3 to 5.5 in
Rain frog 15 to 5 g  to about 5.5 cm 0.18
Pickerel frog 16 m 4.4 cm to 5.8 cm f to 7.9 cm 0.30 e
Couch’s spadefoot frog 17 3 in 0.85 e
White's Tree Frog 18 2 to 5 oz 3.50
White's Tree Frog 19 to 4.5 in
Spring peeper frog 20 0.11 to 0.18 oz  < 1 in to 1.5 in 0.14
Pig frog 21 3.25 to 5.5 in SVL 3.70 e
Foothill yellow-legged frog 22 1.46 to 3.23 in 0.42 e
Poison dart frog 23 1 oz aver. 1.00
Poison dart frog 24 0.5 to 2.5 in
Golden poison frog 25 to 55 mm 0.20 e
Golfoduclean Poison Dart Frog 26 1 in 0.05 e
New Mexico spadefoot toad 27 1.5 to 2.5 in 0.25 e
Northern crawfish frog 28 3 to 4  in 1.85 e
Leopard frog 29 3.5 to 4.5 in 3.20 e
African red toad 30 about 3.5 in 1.85 e
Sonoran desert toad,  Colorado river toad 31 7 in or more 4.70 e
Common frog 32 0.8 oz ave.  2.4 to 3.5 in 0.80
Common toad 33 to about 6 in 3.80 e
Red Spotted Toad 34 to 3 inch 0.35 e
Oak toad 35 0.75 to 1.3 in 0.05 e
Kelaart's toad 36 f 1.4 to 2.0 in m 1.0 to 1.3 in 0.12 e
Reinwardt's gliding frog 37 to 3.5 in 0.50 e
Barking tree frog 38 2.0 to 2.8 in 0.46 e
African common toad 39 m to 3.5 in f 4.7 in 3.28 e
Eastern leopard toad 40 3 to 5 in  3.20 e
Surinam Toad 41 100 to 160 g  about 20 cm 4.59
Wood frog 42 to 0.3 oz   to 3.25 in 0.23
Fejervarya sahyadris 43 about 22 mm 0.05 e
Sanderson's hook frog 44 0.83 to 1.02 in SVL 0.06 e
Siberian wood frog 45 0.79–0.98 in 0.06 e
Doichang frog 46 2.6–3.0 in 0.75 e
Blanford's frog 47 m 1.7 in f 1.9 in 0.25 e
Bale Mountains frog 48 m 0.75 to 0.87 in f 0.91 to 1.06 in SVL 0.06 e
Mary's frog 49 1.3 in 0.01 e
Red-eyed tree frog 50 1.5 to 2.75 in 0.30 e
African dwarf frog 51 to 2.5 in 0.25 e
Fire-bellied toad 52 about 2 in 0.27 e
Tailed frog  53 0.98 to 2.0 in 0.13 e
Yellow-bellied toad 54 larger m and f to betw. 35 and 55 mm 0.20 e
P. amauensis 55 0.30 in smallest frog 0.02 e
Darwin's frogs 56 to 1.2 in 0.06 e
Gardiner's Seychelles frog 57 to 0.4 in 0.02 e
Shrub frogs 58 0.59 to 4.72 in 0.55 e
Moor frog 59 5.5 to 6.0 cm long 0.35 e
Crawfish frog 60 2.2 to 3.0 in length 0.50 e
Northern red-legged frog 61 3.1 in 0.90 e
Dybowski's frog 62 1.8 to 3.0 in 0.45 e
Japanese brown frog 63 m 48 mm  ave. f about 54 mm 0.28 e
Columbia spotted frog 64 m 47 g  80 mm  f 103 g  100 mm  2.65
Mississippi gopher frog 65 ave. 3 in 0.85 e
Iberian midwife toad 66 to 1.6 in 0.09 e
Hula painted frog 67 1.6 in 0.15 e
Bornean flat-headed frog 68 to 3.0 in 0.35 e
Yunnan firebelly toad 69 m to 1.9 in  f to 1.8 in 0.26 e
Eastern spadefoot 70 2 to 3 in 0.47 e
Giant webbed frog 71 6.5 in 4.75 e
Southern Cricket Frog 72 f 16 to 33 mm m 15 to 29 mm 0.05 e
Burmese horned toad 73 m to 3.5 in  f to about 5.4 in 1.30 e
Kakhien Hills spadefoot toad 74 m 3.8 in  f to 4.0 in 3.10 e
Leptolalax aereus 75 m 0.98 to 1.14 in  f 1.1 to 1.5 in 0.06 e
Fejervarya iskandari 76 1.6 to 1.7 in 0.17 e
Thao Asian toad 77 m 1.1 to 1.3 in  f 1.4 to 1.5 in 0.10 e
Amazon milk frog 78 2.5 to 4 in 1.20 e
Squirrel tree frog 79 1.5 in 0.14 e
European tree frog 80 m 1.3 to 1.7 in f 1.6 to 2.0 in 0.15 e
Parsley Frog 81 1.25 to 2 in 0.15 e
California red-legged frog 82 1.7 to 5.5 in 2.25 e
Red-spotted toad 83 3.7 to 7.5 cm 0.35 e
Conrauidae (family) 84 6 64.20 770
   Goliath frog 85 1.32 to 7.17 lb  6.7 and 12.6 in SVL 67.92
    Giant slippery frog 86 25 to 32 cm SVL 60.48 e
Subtotal for this page only    14999