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Southern Chorus Frog

Pseudacris nigrita

 

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Pseudacris_nigrita_adult - click to enlarge

HABITAT

Inhabits pine flatwoods, wet meadows, roadside ditches, moist wetlands, flooded fields and other open habitats.

BREEDING SEASON

Winter/Spring, January-April

SIMILAR TADPOLES

Pseudacris crucifer, Pseudacris ocularis, Pseudacris ornata

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Pseudacris_nigrita_tadpole - click to enlarge

APPEARANCE

Head

Lateral eyes.

Body

Pseudacris nigrita tadpoles are dark brown with pale dorso-lateral stripes and a light coppery belly. 

APPROXIMATE MAXIMUM SIZE

Small:   0.7 inches, 18mm.

Pseudacris_nigrita_tadpole_length

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