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Mountain Chorus Frog

Mountain chorus frog is a small species of frog found only in the United States. The species is relatively solitary except for the mating season.



    Kingdom Animalia
    Phylum Chordata
    Subphylum Vertebrata
    Class Amphibia
    Order Anura
    Family Hylidae
    Genus Pseudacris
    Scientific Name Pseudacris brachyphona


    Size 1.0 to 1.4 in (2.5 to 3.6 cm)
    Color Different shades of gray or brown
    Distribution Southwestern Pennsylvania, western Maryland, southeastern Ohio, West Virginia, eastern Kentucky, northern Mississippi, northern Alabama, Tennessee
    Habitat Temperate forests, rivers, intermittent rivers, freshwater marshes, intermittent freshwater marshes, swamps, freshwater springs, ponds, canals, ditches, open excavations
    Diet Invertebrates like insects
    Predators Larger frogs, snakes
    Breeding Season February through April
    Mode of Reproduction Oviparous (egg laying)
    Clutch Size 10 to 50 eggs
    Incubation Period 5 to 7 days
    Metamorphosis Period 50 to 56 days
    Average Lifespan 5 to 7 years
    IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern

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    Published on April 8th 2017 by under Frogs. Article was last reviewed on 30th September 2019.

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