Ornate Chorus Frog

Ornate Chorus Frog

Scientific Name – Pseudacris ornata

Classification – Hylidae

Baby Name – Tadpole, polliwog

Collective Noun – Army, colony

Average Length – 2.5–3.8 cm (1–1.5 in)

Life Expectancy – Not known

Breeding Season – November to March

Incubation period – 1 to 2 weeks

Metamorphosis Period – 2 to 3 months

Special Features – Small stout body with a rounded snout; possess small round toe tips; color ranges from gray, brown, reddish-brown to green; bold dark stripes appear through the eyes and along the sides; marked dark bars appear on the forelimbs and hind limbs; display a dark triangle on top of the head between the eyes

Family Unit – Not known

Geographical Distribution – Southeastern United States

World Population – Stable

Conservation Status – Least Concern

Natural Habitat – Coastal plain, longleaf pine flatwoods

Diet – Small insects, other small invertebrates

Predators – Not known