chorus frog

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any of several small North American frogs having a loud call

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The gray treefrog breeds later than the chorus frog and spring peeper, but earlier than the cricket frog.
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 new species of Myxidium (Myxosporea: Myxidiidae), from the western chorus frog, Pseudacris triseriata triseriata, and Blanchard's cricket frog, Acris crepitans blanchardi (Hylidae), from eastern Nebraska: Morphology, phylogeny, and critical comments on amphibian Myxidium taxonomy.
Estimated calls Visual sightings Species Urban Rural Total Urban Rural Total Frogs American toad 1 151 152 2 1 3 Fowler's toad 44 0 44 0 1 1 Cricket frog 356 1380 1736 3 150 153 Cope's treefrog 1 20 21 0 2 2 Gray treefrog 0 8 8 0 0 0 Spring peeper 2 1983 1985 0 3 3 Western chorus frog 14 106 120 1 0 1 Bull frog 27 76 103 6 32 38 Green frog 28 75 103 10 9 19 Salamanders Smallmouth 0 7 7 Two-lined 0 1 1 Turtles Snapping 2 5 7 Painted 0 8 8 Box 0 3 3 Red-eared 0 2 2 Spiny softshell 2 14 16 Snakes Racer 0 2 2 Black rat 3 7 10 Garter 4 23 27 Banded water 0 18 18 Total 473 3799 4272 33 288 321
A nocturnal amphibian, the ornate chorus frog (Pseudacris ornata) is more often heard than seen.
Three other species -- tiger salamanders, wood frogs and chorus frogs -- did not experience major regional losses during their three-year study, which ended in 1988.
Swanson (1939) listed the smallmouth salamander, red-backed salamander, longtail salamander, Fowler's toad (Bufo fowleri), chorus frog, crawfish frog, eastern fence lizard (Sceloporus undulatus), five-lined skink (Eumeces fasciatus), worm snake (Carphophis amoena), northern ringneck snake (Diadophis punctatus), racer, eastern hognose snake, common kingsnake (Lampropeltis getulus), northern water snake (Nerodia sipedon), copperbelly water snake (Nerodia erthrogaster), red-bellied snake (Storeria occipitomaculata), rough green snake (Opheodrys aestivus), copperhead (Agkistrodon mokasen) and timber rattlesnake (Crotalus horridus) to be common in southern Indiana.
Protozoan, helminth, and arthropod parasites of the spotted chorus frog, Pseudacris clarkii (Anura: Hylidae), from north-central Texas.
The most common amphibians in approximate order of decreasing abundance were: the spring peeper (Pseudacris crucifer), western chorus frog (Pseudacris triseriata), American toad (Bufo americanus), Fowler's toad (Bufo woodhousii), green frog (Rana clamitans), small-mouth salamander (Ambystoma texanum), and pickerel frog (Rana palustris).
The western chorus frog is abundant in the western part of the study area, but is less common and more sporadically distributed in the eastern part.
Already the male chorus frogs have unburrowed, and in my Amazon neighborhood of Eugene the night air is resonant with their mating calls.
This year's Christmas trees are tainted with Pacific chorus frogs we're not supposed to let hop out the door.
We first heard a Woodhouse's Toad calling on 15 April from a small, shallow pool that was also occupied by Boreal Chorus Frogs (Pseudacris maculata).
We chose cricket frogs Acris crepitans, Great Plains narrowmouth toads Gastrophryne olivacea, and Strecker's chorus frogs Pseudacris streckeri because they are intolerant of disruptions of habitats (M.
RiceAAEs recording of boreal chorus frogs captures a distant train, and if you listen carefully to the waves at Nye Beach, Ore.