chorus frog


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Noun1.chorus frog - any of several small North American frogs having a loud 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
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An additional 25 amphibian observations were made in other regions of Southeast Alaska, including 4 specimens of the Long-toed Salamander (Ambystoma macrodactylum) and 2 specimens of the Pacific Chorus Frog (Pseudacris regilla) at Ward Lake, Revillagigedo Island.
Extant chorus frog and other Californian anurans.--Recent molecular analysis of treefrog phylogenetics produced a non-ranked clade (Arboranae) consisting of three families, including the chorus frogs in Hylidae (Duellman et al.
Ribbit is the sound of a Pacific chorus frog (also called Pacific tree frog), and because that species is abundant on the West Coast, Hollywood sound technicians turned to it when they needed frog noises for movie and television soundtracks.
Western Chorus Frog (Pseudacris triseriata) --Adults are occasionally observed in the wooded sinkhole, but have not been observed within the cave.
Dandy, "Physiological aspects of overwintering in the boreal chorus frog (Pseudacris triseriata maculata)," Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology A: Physiology, vol.
From 1963 to 1969, Whitaker (1971) and students in his herpetology classes conducted research on the western chorus frog (Pseudacris triseriata) in Vigo County.
Western chorus frog Because mansions reclaim marshland, because spring opens warmer by degrees, frog will breed no longer by the river's edge, nor leave egg sac under sodden forest log, neither in the lake's reedy shallows.
At its April 20-25 meeting this week in Yellowknife, COSEWIC assessed the status of 31 species, including the polar bear, spotted owl, Western chorus frog and Vancouver Island marmot.
The only other species of Pseudacris that occurs in Michigan is Pseudacris triseriata (Western Chorus Frog) (Wied-Neuwied).
Outfitted with backpacks, field guides, binoculars and hand tools, conservation volunteers are counting birds for breeding atlases, joining trail-blazing expeditions, surveying loons and butterflies, deciphering the song of the spring peeper from that of the Western chorus frog, and monitoring the freeze and thaw dates of lakes.
Factors controlling tadpole populations of the chorus frog (Pseudacris triseriata) on Isle Royale, Michigan.
Population structure and competition among kin in the chorus frog (Pseudacris triseriata).