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California Tree Frog

California tree frog is a species of frog found in the United States and Mexico. It is a true tree frog.

    Kingdom Animalia
    Phylum Chordata
    Class Amphibia
    Order Anura
    Family Hylidae
    Genus Pseudacris
    Scientific Name Pseudacris cadaverina

    Other Names California chorus frog
    Size 2.9–5 cm (1.1–2.0 in)
    Color Gray or light brown upper surface with dark blotches; whitish underside; undersides of the legs, groin, and lower abdomen are yellow
    Distribution Southern California (USA), Baja California (Mexico)
    Habitat Canyon streams, desert streams, coastal streams, rocky washes with permanent quiet pools, palm oases
    Diet Insects, centipedes, spiders, other invertebrates
    Breeding Season Early February to early October
    Mode of Reproduction Oviparous (egg laying)
    Metamorphosis Period 40 to 75 days
    IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern

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    Published on April 9th 2017 by under Frogs. Article was last reviewed on 25th March 2017.

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