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Ornate Chorus Frog

Ornate chorus frog is a species of frog found only in the southeastern United States. The species is nocturnal.



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


    Size 2.5–3.8 cm (1–1.5 in)
    Color Green to red or brown; a broken stripe or spots extending from the nose down the side; pure white belly with yellow spots in front of the hind legs
    Distribution United States (Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Georgia, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina)
    Habitat Pine flat woods, sandhills; breeding habitats include small temporary water bodies like ponds, ditches, flooded meadows, open grassy fishless wetlands
    Diet Small insects, other small invertebrates
    Hibernation Fact Do not hibernate
    Predators Snakes
    Breeding Season November to March
    Mode of Reproduction Oviparous (egg laying)
    Clutch Size 10 to 100 eggs
    Incubation Period 1 to 2 weeks
    Metamorphosis Period 2 to 3 months
    IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern

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

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