Monophyletic taxon; small tailless terragen amphibian with long legs adapted for leaping, Order Anura. Important component of a number of terragen wetland and pond-based ecosystems. Distinctive croaking mating call. They start out as gilled, swimming tadpoles, but grow to be air-breathing, hopping adults. There have been a number of successful frog provolves , especially since the early Empires Age. Among the most important frog clades are the Bufos and the Turo-ro Singers. However, most frogs remain today as subsapient sentient animal life forms.