Reflex modification was used in a psychophysical technique to measure absolute auditory sensitivity of two species of anurans. Behavioral audiograms for these animals reveal that the bullfrog can detect sounds from 100 Hz to 3.2 kHz and the green tree frog from 100 Hz to 5 kHz. The shape and the sensitivity of these behavioral audiograms are similar to those of neural evoked‐response audiograms of these animals. Absolute auditory sensitivity of anurans is only partially related to the spectral composition of their species‐specific vocalizations.

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