cricket frog

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Noun1.Cricket frog - either of two frogs with a clicking callcricket frog - either of two frogs with a clicking call
tree frog, tree toad, tree-frog - arboreal amphibians usually having adhesive disks at the tip of each toe; of southeast Asia and Australia and America
Acris, genus Acris - cricket frogs
Acris crepitans, northern cricket frog - a cricket frog of eastern and central United States
Acris gryllus, eastern cricket frog - a cricket frog of eastern United States
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Blanchard's Cricket Frog (Acris blanchardi) --Cricket Frogs were frequently encountered in the wooded sinkhole surrounding Stemler Cave and rarely within the entrance.
However, cicada species in this area become most abundant in July near the end of the cricket frog breeding season.
The eastern cricket frog is the least abundant hylid found at Dave's Pond.
In 1983, DEC biologist Joel Hermes and 1 reviewed some of my cricket frog records, as observers were noting a decline in cricket frog numbers.
A new species of Myxidium (Myxosporea: Myxidiidae), from the western chorus frog, Pseudacris triseriata triseriata, and Blanchard's cricket frog, Acris crepitans blanchardi (Hylidae), from eastern Nebraska: Morphology, phylogeny, and critical comments on amphibian Myxidium taxonomy.
One Blanchard's cricket frog (Acris crepitans blanchardi) lacking the left eye and orbit was found by Smith and Powell in Missouri in 1973 (1983).
What they found reveals a new possibility as to why the cricket frog, indigenous to the eastern half of the United States, has experienced a marked population decline in recent decades.
Populations of Blanchard's cricket frog are in precipitous decline in the northern periphery of their range.
Among the other vernal pond breeders are the thimble-sized cricket frog, the 2-inch-long wood frog and the spring peeper.
Environmental selection on calls would be a candidate for such a selection pressure, as has been shown in cricket frog calls (Ryan et al.
I recommend that no more cricket frog translocations occur until the causes of the decline is known and effectively removed at release sites.
Records of deposits of cricket frog specimens into museum collections indicate a marked reduction in numbers from northeastern Illinois in recent decades.