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Eastern Narrow-mouthed Toad Gastrophryne carolinensis

   

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Eastern Narrow-mouthed Toad
credit: Eugene van der Pijll

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Family: Microhylidae, Narrow-mouthed Frogs view all from this family



Description Brown-gray/green with black/white spotting. Pointed snout, fold of skin on back of head. Mottled belly, dark throat on males.


Dimensions 2.2-3.8cm. (7/8-1 1/2")


Voice Similar to the bleat of sheep.


Breeding April-October. Rainfall is the start. Eggs attached to vegetation in water, floats on the surface.


Habitat Edges of ponds or ditches.


Range Maryland to Florida Keys, west to Missouri & Texas.


Discussion Terrestrial. Nocturnal. Burrows under soil or leaf litter.


 

 

 

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