Family: Ranidae, True Frogs view all from this family
Description Reddish-brown/gray. Dark blotches & specks. Dorsolateral folds. Light stripe on jaw. Yellow belly with red on underside of legs and abdomen. Enlarged forearms and toes on males.
Dimensions 5.1-13.6cm. (2-5 3/8")
Voice Harsh, throaty notes, 2-3 seconds long.
Breeding January-March. Eggs laid in permanent water, 200-1,100 eggs in a cluster. hatch after 39-45 days.
Habitat Permanent water sources, Ponds, lakes, marshes.
Range British Columbia to Washington, Oregon & Northern California.
Discussion Diurnal. Breeds over a few days. California Red-Legged Frog used t be considered a subspecies. It's threatened and protected.