Rio Grande Chirping Frog

Rio Grande Chirping Frog

Scientific Name – Eleutherodactylus cystignathoides

Classification – Eleutherodactylidae

Baby Name – Tadpole, polliwog

Collective Noun – Army, colony

Average Length – 1.5-2.5 cm (0.5-1 in)

Life Expectancy – Not known

Breeding Season – April – May

Incubation Period – Not known

Special Features – Color ranges from brown, gray, or yellow-green with dark spots; flat elongated body with pointed snout; pads and tubercles on toes

Family Unit – Not known

Geographical Distribution – United States, Mexico

World Population – Stable

Conservation Status – Least Concern

Natural Habitat – Shaded vegetation, palm groves, irrigation ditches, backyard gardens

Diet – Not known

Predators – Not known