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Illinois Chorus Frog

Illinois chorus frog is a species of frog found in the United States.

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

    Size Up to 1.5 in (3.7 cm)
    Color Tan to tan-gray with many dark brown or gray irregularly shaped markings on the body; white belly with a distinct V-shaped marking between the eyes; a dark stripe from snout to shoulder, and a dark spot below each eye
    Distribution Arkansas, Illinois, and Missouri (United States)
    Habitat Sand prairies, sandy agricultural fields, waste areas
    Diet Small insects
    Hibernation Fact Undergoes hibernation
    Predators Snakes, raccoons, birds, snapping turtles, mammals
    Breeding Season Late February to late April
    Mode of Reproduction Oviparous (egg laying)
    Clutch Size Up to several hundred eggs
    Incubation Period Few days
    Metamorphosis Period Around 2 months

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    Published on April 19th 2017 by under Frogs. Article was last reviewed on 30th September 2019.

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