Alternate name: Spotted Frog
Family: Ranidae, True Frogs view all from this family
Description Short back legs, narrow snout and upturned eyes. Webbed feet. Brown/tan-gray. Dark spots. Dorsolateral ridges. Light stripe on upper jaw. Lower abdomen pale yellow-red.
Dimensions 5.1-10.2 cm. (2-4")
Voice Rapid croaks.
Breeding March-June. Up to 1300 eggs. Egg masses put in water, absorb water and swell up to the size of a softball.
Similar Species Oregon Spotted Frog - Brown/reddish brown/orange. British Columbia through to Washington & Oregon.
Habitat Permanent bodies of water, which can include lakes, ponds, slow-moving streams, and marshes.
Range Alaska and parts of British Columbia to Washington, Idaho, and parts of Wyoming, Nevada, and Utah.
Discussion Dirunal. Likes cooler waters. Needs a source of low-growing vegetation. Grasshoppers, ants, wasps, beetles, and moths included in their diet.