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TRAD: Thermal traits of anurans database for the Southeastern United States.

Metadata Updated: October 28, 2023

We present TRAD: Thermal traits of anurans database for the Southeastern United States, a database of thermal trait values related to physiological (critical thermal minima and maxima, preferred temperature, mass) and behavioral thermoregulation (activity period, retreat emergence temperature, basking temperature, foraging temperature minimum and maximum) for 40 anuran species found within the southeastern United States. Using a species-centric approach, we collated this database by first identifying trait values from large reservoirs of amphibian ecology and natural history and then searching the literature using primarily Web of Science to thoroughly identify available thermal trait data. The TRAD database provides a data reservoir for thermal trait data that extends the ecological trait data stored in ATraiU (Moore et al., 2020). In total, the TRAD database contains 858 reported trait values from 267 peer reviewed papers, dissertations, thesises, or rarely guides. TRAD has a 43.9% matrix completion, 47.5% median trait coverage (species with at least one value for each trait) and 44% median trait completeness (traits with at least one value for each species).

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Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. License: No license information was provided. If this work was prepared by an officer or employee of the United States government as part of that person's official duties it is considered a U.S. Government Work.

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Metadata Created Date May 31, 2023
Metadata Updated Date October 28, 2023

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Metadata Created Date May 31, 2023
Metadata Updated Date October 28, 2023
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