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Carpenter Frog

The carpenter frog is a medium-sized frog that got its name from the sound it produces. The call is similar to the hammering of a carpenter.



    Kingdom Animalia
    Phylum Chordata
    Class Amphibia
    Order Anura
    Family Ranidae
    Genus Lithobates
    Scientific Name Lithobates virgatipes


    Size 1.6-2.5 in (4.1-6.6 cm)
    Color Brown body, two stripes in yellow shade on both sides of the back
    Distribution Atlantic Coast
    Habitat Coastal plains
    Diet Spiders, crayfish, and other aquatic species
    Breeding Season Late April-Early July
    Mode of Reproduction Oviparous
    Number of Eggs 200-600 eggs
    IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern

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    Published on April 2nd 2019 by under Frogs. Article was last reviewed on 1st April 2019.

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