Knutson and others (2000) noted that Blanchard's cricket frog
has experienced a large range contraction in Iowa as well as a shift in habitat associations from open habitats toward forested habitats.
The Blanchard's cricket frog
was listed as a Species of Special Concern in Michigan in 1986 (Lee 1998).
For many amphibian species, including the cricket frog
Acris crepitans, the causes of declines are unclear.
Even with initial indications of breeding, only over a span of 5-10 years will we be able to make definitive statements regarding the success or failure for this or other translocated cricket frog
fowleri Fowler's toad X X X Hylidae Acris crepitans Blanchard's cricket frog
X X X blanchardi Hyla chrysoscelis Cope's gray treefrog X X X H.
Una especie de preocupacion especial en Michigan, el Blanchard's cricket frog
(Acris crepitans blanchardi), esta decayendo a una velocidad alarmante en el parte norte de su cobertura.
The retaining ponds were used by four anurans: cricket frog
, bullfrog, green frog, and American toad.
Mittleman (1947) considered the zigzag salamander (Plethodon dorsalis), two-lined salamander (Eurycea cirrigera), cricket frog
, gray treefrog (Hyla versicolor and H.
An ecological study of the cricket frog
, Acris crepitans in Northeastern Kansas.
The gray treefrog breeds later than the chorus frog and spring peeper, but earlier than the cricket frog
A similar species, Myxidium melleni Jirku, Block, Whipps, Janovy, Kent & Modry, 2006 was described from western chorus frogs (Pseudacris triseriata) and Blanchard's cricket frogs
(Acris blanchardi) from Nebraska (Jirku et al.
One Blanchard's cricket frog
(Acris crepitans blanchardi) lacking the left eye and orbit was found by Smith and Powell in Missouri in 1973 (1983).
What they found reveals a new possibility as to why the cricket frog
, indigenous to the eastern half of the United States, has experienced a marked population decline in recent decades.
We're seeing an increase in wildlife numbers and diversity at these wetlands and reservoirs--everything from deer and raccoons to birds and frogs, including an increase in numbers of Blanchard cricket frogs
, which were thought to be endangered.
Nichols has since found low levels of the fungus in wild cricket frogs