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Rio Grande Chirping Frog

Rio grande chirping frog is a small species of frog found in the United States and Mexico. The species is terrestrial and nocturnal.



    Kingdom Animalia
    Phylum Chordata
    Class Lissamphibia
    Order Anura
    Suborder Neobatrachia
    Superfamily Hyloidea
    Family Eleutherodactylidae
    Subfamily Eleutherodactylinae
    Genus Eleutherodactylus
    Subgenus Syrrhopus
    Scientific Name Eleutherodactylus cystignathoides


    Other Names Mexican Chirping Frog
    Size 1.5-2.5 cm (0.5-1 in)
    Color Gray-yellow/brown with dark mottling; light stripe appear through eyes; patterns of dark crossbar on hind limbs
    Distribution Texas, Louisiana (United States); Mexico
    Habitat Moist shaded vegetation, palm groves, backyard gardens, irrigation ditches, thickets
    Breeding Season April – May
    Mode of Reproduction Oviparous (egg laying)
    Clutch Size 5 to 13 eggs
    IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern

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    Published on April 7th 2017 by under Frogs. Article was last reviewed on 23rd March 2017.

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