Relict Leopard Frog

Relict Leopard Frog

Scientific Name – Lithobates onca

Classification – Ranidae

Baby Name – Tadpole, polliwog, froglet

Collective Noun – Army, colony

Average Length – 1.75 to 3.5 in

Life Expectancy – Not known

Breeding Season – Late January to April

Incubation Period – Not known

Special Features – Relatively small in size; each side of the back has a glandular dorso-lateral fold

Family Unit – Not known

Geographical Distribution – United States

World Population – Around 1,100 adults

Conservation Status – Endangered

Natural Habitat – Permanent small streams, springs, spring-fed wetlands at lower elevation

Diet – Small invertebrates like Insects, spiders, crustaceans; sometimes small vertebrates

Predators – Not known