chorus frog

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any of several small North American frogs having a loud call

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Because of distinct differences in the Ward Lake phenotypes as compared with Stikine River specimens, and because of the Waters and others (1998) report on the introduction of Pacific Chorus Frogs at the same site, we speculate that this species was likely introduced along with Pacific Chorus Frogs, and that they originated from a population in the Columbia River region of Washington State.
Other hylids such as P triseriata (Western chorus frog), Hyla arenicolor (Canyon treefrog), and H.
The species was occasionally encountered in the sinkhole and perimeter areas, but was commonly heard calling in spring from the same local sinkhole ponds utilized by Chorus Frogs.
Swanson, "Temporal patterns of tissue glycogen, glucose, and glycogen phosphorylase activity prior to hibernation in freeze-tolerant chorus frogs, Pseudacris triseriata," Canadian Journal of Zoology, vol.
triseriata (western chorus frog).--The chorus frog is abundant at Dave's Pond.
Without ponds, amphibians have no place to breed, lay eggs, or develop--and that could explain why the park's boreal chorus frog population has dropped by a reported 75 percent.
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.
The western chorus frog (Pseudacris triseriata, ISUVC #4022) was encountered at only four localities: two flooded areas north of I-70, the mitigation wetlands, and the bat roosting area, where it was most common.
Usually found in damp meadows with low shrubs and grasses, the Western Chorus Frog is a small secretive frog with dark stripes down its back, a dark facial mask and a white line on its upper lip.
George Reserve by collecting chorus frog egg masses from ponds where they had been naturally deposited, and by allowing spring peeper breeding adults to mate in covered 35 x 25 x 14 cm plastic boxes containing water and vegetation (spring peepers deposit their eggs singly making collection of eggs in the field impractical).
So do the animals that catch them, such as this chorus frog (far left).
Researchers note several declines, including the population of the large, stream-dwelling salamander Cryptobranchus; the chorus frog, Pseudacris triseriata, is either rare or has vanished in southern coastal areas where it once thrived.
Of the 17 species of frogs and two species of toads found in southern Illinois, some species, such as the bird-voiced tree frog, Strecker's chorus frog, crawfish frog and pickerel frog, may have declined or disappeared in other parts of the state.
There are 4 amphibian species known in the park: Boreal Chorus Frog (Pseudacris maculata); Columbia Spotted Frog (Rana luteiventris); Western Toad (Anaxyrus boreas); and Western Tiger Salamander (Ambystoma mavortium).