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Mountain Chorus Frog Pseudacris brachyphona


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Mountain Chorus Frog
credit: Nick Scobel/CCSA

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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.