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Oregon Spotted Frog

The Oregon spotted frog is named for their spotted body which changes from the juvenile state to adulthood. Its scientific name means precious frog. The species is aquatic by nature.



    Kingdom Animalia
    Phylum Chordata
    Class Amphibia
    Order Anura
    Family Ranidae
    Genus Rana
    Scientific Name Rana pretiosa


    Size 1.75-4 in (4.4-10.16 cm)
    Color Dark red or brown with black spots on the body
    Call Male produces sound either during the daytime or nighttime
    Distribution Canada, British Columbia, and Oregon
    Habitat Slow moving streams, lakes, and wetlands
    Diet Adults: Insects,
    Tadpoles: Detritus, algae, and rotted vegetation
    Predators Bullfrogs and freshwater fish
    Breeding Season February-April
    Breeding Age 2-3 years
    Mode of Reproduction Oviparous
    Clutch Size Around 640 eggs
    Average Lifespan 4-5 years
    IUCN Conservation Status Vulnerable

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    Published on September 12th 2019 by under Frogs. Article was last reviewed on 11th September 2019.

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