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Mountain Chorus Frog Pseudacris brachyphona

   

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Mountain Chorus Frog
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Family: Hylidae, Treefrogs view all from this family



Description Brown/gray-green. Crescent shaped stripes. Yellowish underside. Round, small toe-tips.


Dimensions 2.5-3.8cm. (1-1 1/2")


Voice Rapid squeaking. Higher pitched than other frogs.


Breeding February-April. Breeds in shallow watered pond edges. Eggs laid in groups of 10-50.


Habitat Temperate forests, rivers, intermittent rivers, swamps, freshwater marshes, intermittent freshwater marches, freshwater springs, ponds, open excavations, and canals and ditches.


Range Ohio through Pennsylvania, Alabama. Also Mississippi & West Virginia.


Discussion Nocturnal. Leaps.


 

 

 

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