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Pseudacris feriarum (Baird, 1854)
UPLAND CHORUS FROG
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Pseudacris feriarum
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Pseudacris feriarum

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Upland Chorus Frog - Pseudacris feriarum

  • Diagnostic Features:
    • Size: 0.75 to 1.5 inches (19 to 35 mm)
    • Color:
      • Varies from brown to gray with a pinkinsh cast common
    • Other:
      • Light line along upper lip (sometimes the first thing you see of the frog when looking for them)
      • Dark stripe from snout to groin, passing through eye
      • Middorsal pattern may be striped, partially striped, spotted, or lacking
      • Middorsal pattern basically in three rows or stripes
      • Dark triangle between eyes usually present
      • Underside cream colored, but often with dark stippling on chest
      • Length of tibia about 1/2 length from snout to vent 
    • Sexual Dimorphism:
      •  
  • Natural History:
    • Habitat:
      • This frog prefers grassy swales, moist woodlands, river-bottom swamps, and environs of ponds, bogs, and marshes.
    • Behavior:
      • Very difficult to locate, even when calling
    • Breeding:
      • Breeding occurs from November to March, depending on the temperature and rains.
      • Eggs are laid in clusters of about 60 each and are attached to vegetation
      • A female lays about 1,000 eggs
  • Voice: Sonogram : Call ( Taliaferro, Walton, & Gilmer Counties )
    • A regularly repeated crreek or prreep
    • Usually calls from very open situations
    • One of the first calls of the spring
  • Tadpoles:
    • Tadpole stage: 60 - 90 days
    • Transformed size: 9.5 mm
    • LTRF 2/2; narrow midventral gap in marginal papillae present or not; eyes lateral
    • P-2/P-3 > 2.8 (if P-3 is present); length of one side of A- 2/width of medial gap < 2.1; few submarginal papillae laterally or none; dorsum of tail muscle uniformly dark; winter and spring breeder, most common in temporary sites usually in open, grassy sites from central Montana south to central Arizona and east to Atlantic Ocean (extremely variable)
    • LTRF 2/3; narrow midventral gap in marginal papillae absent; eyes lateral; east of Mississippi River regardless of size, stage or range, notable colors or patterns in Section 10 absent; P-3 short, P-2/P-3 > 1.8; lateral surface of tail muscle distinctly bicolored
    •  LTRF 2/3; narrow midventral gap in marginal papillae absent; eyes lateral; east of Mississippi River; regardless of size, stage or range, notable colors or patterns in Section 10 absent; P-3 short, P-2/P-3 > 1.8; lateral surface of tail muscle pigmented throughout (even if diffusely), mottled, or graded from dark dorsally to pale ventrally (i.e., not bicolored)
    • throat not pigmented; dorsum uniformly medium brown, sometimes with black dots, to semi-transparent if habitat turbid; midventral marginal papillae uniserial; P-2/P-3 > 2.7; length of one side of A-2/width of medial gap ca. < 2.1; lower jaw sheath narrow to medium; spring breeder, usually in temporary lentic sites in grasslands throughout the designated area but seldom gets onto Coastal Plain
  • Range:
    • In North America, this frog is found from northern New Jersey to the Florida panhandle; west to east Texas and southeast Oklahoma. Isolated colinies in coastal South Carolina and Georgia
    • In Georgia, it is found primarily above the fall zone, with isolated populations in the south and coastal..

    • In Light Blue : Williamson, Gerald K. & Moulis, Robert A., Distribution of Amphibians and Reptiles in Georgia, Special Publication No. 3, Savannah Science Museum, Inc. Savannah, Georgia, 1994
    • In Green : Sound Recordings
    • In Yellow : From Both '94 study and Sound Recordings
    • In Magenta : Photograph, not found by '94, may or may not be sound record
    • In Medium Blue : Photograph and in '94 study, may or may not be sound record 
    • In Orange : County Record by other Herp Atlas Volunteers
    • In Red : US Distribution from various sources

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Pseudacris feriarum
Pseudacris feriarum
Upland Chorus Frog
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© 2004 Jason Gibson

Pseudacris feriarum
Pseudacris feriarum
Upland Chorus Frog
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© 2004 Jason Gibson

Pseudacris feriarum
Pseudacris feriarum
Upland Chorus Frog
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© 2004 Jason Gibson

Pseudacris feriarum
Pseudacris feriarum
Upland Chorus Frog
ID: 0000 0000 0708 0399 [detail]
© 2008 Jason Gibson

Pseudacris feriarum
Pseudacris feriarum
Upland Chorus Frog
ID: 0000 0000 0211 2308 [detail]
© 2011 Todd Pierson

Pseudacris feriarum
Pseudacris feriarum
Upland Chorus Frog
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© 2011 Stephen Bennett

Pseudacris feriarum
Pseudacris feriarum
Upland Chorus Frog
ID: 0000 0000 0112 1319 [detail]
© 2012 Todd Pierson

Pseudacris feriarum
Pseudacris feriarum
Upland Chorus Frog
ID: 0000 0000 0312 0290 [detail]
© 2012 Todd Pierson

Pseudacris feriarum
Pseudacris feriarum
Upland Chorus Frog
ID: 0000 0000 0213 1165 [detail]
© 2013 Todd Pierson

Pseudacris feriarum
Pseudacris feriarum
Upland Chorus Frog
ID: 0000 0000 0213 1166 [detail]
© 2013 Todd Pierson

Pseudacris feriarum feriarum
Pseudacris feriarum feriarum
Upland Chorus Frog
ID: 0000 0000 1002 0292 [detail]
© 2002 John White

Pseudacris feriarum feriarum
Pseudacris feriarum feriarum
Upland Chorus Frog
ID: 0000 0000 1002 0295 [detail]
© 2002 John White

Pseudacris feriarum feriarum
Pseudacris feriarum feriarum
Upland Chorus Frog
ID: 0000 0000 1002 0293 [detail]
© 2002 John White

Pseudacris feriarum feriarum
Pseudacris feriarum feriarum
Upland Chorus Frog
ID: 0000 0000 0304 0122 [detail]
© 2004 John White

Pseudacris feriarum feriarum
Pseudacris feriarum feriarum
Upland Chorus Frog
ID: 0000 0000 0304 0120 [detail]
© 2004 John White

Pseudacris feriarum feriarum
Pseudacris feriarum feriarum
Upland Chorus Frog
ID: 0000 0000 0304 0121 [detail]
© 2004 John White

Pseudacris feriarum feriarum
Pseudacris feriarum feriarum
Upland Chorus Frog
ID: 0000 0000 1002 0296 [detail]
© 2002 John White

Pseudacris feriarum feriarum
Pseudacris feriarum feriarum
Upland Chorus Frog
ID: 0000 0000 0405 0669 [detail]
© 2005 John White

Pseudacris feriarum feriarum
Pseudacris feriarum feriarum
Upland Chorus Frog
ID: 0000 0000 0304 0123 [detail]
© 2004 John White

Pseudacris feriarum feriarum
Pseudacris feriarum feriarum
Upland Chorus Frog
ID: 0000 0000 0304 0679 [detail]
© 2004 John White

Pseudacris feriarum feriarum
Pseudacris feriarum feriarum
Upland Chorus Frog
ID: 0000 0000 0306 1117 [detail]
© 2006 John White

Pseudacris feriarum feriarum
Pseudacris feriarum feriarum
Upland Chorus Frog
ID: 0000 0000 0306 1118 [detail]
© 2006 John White

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Number of matches : 12
Query: SELECT * FROM img WHERE ready=1 and taxon like "Pseudacris feriarum feriarum%" and (lifeform != "specimen_tag" OR lifeform != "Animal") ORDER BY taxon

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Pseudacris feriarum feriarum
Pseudacris feriarum feriarum
Upland Chorus Frog
ID: 0000 0000 1002 0292 [detail]
© 2002 John White

Pseudacris feriarum feriarum
Pseudacris feriarum feriarum
Upland Chorus Frog
ID: 0000 0000 1002 0295 [detail]
© 2002 John White

Pseudacris feriarum feriarum
Pseudacris feriarum feriarum
Upland Chorus Frog
ID: 0000 0000 1002 0293 [detail]
© 2002 John White

Pseudacris feriarum feriarum
Pseudacris feriarum feriarum
Upland Chorus Frog
ID: 0000 0000 0304 0122 [detail]
© 2004 John White

Pseudacris feriarum feriarum
Pseudacris feriarum feriarum
Upland Chorus Frog
ID: 0000 0000 0304 0120 [detail]
© 2004 John White

Pseudacris feriarum feriarum
Pseudacris feriarum feriarum
Upland Chorus Frog
ID: 0000 0000 0304 0121 [detail]
© 2004 John White

Pseudacris feriarum feriarum
Pseudacris feriarum feriarum
Upland Chorus Frog
ID: 0000 0000 1002 0296 [detail]
© 2002 John White

Pseudacris feriarum feriarum
Pseudacris feriarum feriarum
Upland Chorus Frog
ID: 0000 0000 0405 0669 [detail]
© 2005 John White

Pseudacris feriarum feriarum
Pseudacris feriarum feriarum
Upland Chorus Frog
ID: 0000 0000 0304 0123 [detail]
© 2004 John White

Pseudacris feriarum feriarum
Pseudacris feriarum feriarum
Upland Chorus Frog
ID: 0000 0000 0304 0679 [detail]
© 2004 John White

Pseudacris feriarum feriarum
Pseudacris feriarum feriarum
Upland Chorus Frog
ID: 0000 0000 0306 1117 [detail]
© 2006 John White

Pseudacris feriarum feriarum
Pseudacris feriarum feriarum
Upland Chorus Frog
ID: 0000 0000 0306 1118 [detail]
© 2006 John White

Using these photos: A variety of organizations and individuals have contributed photographs to CalPhotos. Please follow the usage guidelines provided with each image. Use and copyright information, as well as other details about the photo such as the date and the location, are available by clicking on the [detail] link under the thumbnail. See also: Using the Photos in CalPhotos .   


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