Ornate Chorus Frog
Description: The Ornate Chorus Frog has a rounded snout as compared to the pointed noses of other chorus frogs. They have three color phases: green, gray, and red-brown. They will always have dark spots on the side and often the legs are bordered with silver-white. Their undersides are orange and inner thighs are yellow.
Size: These frogs are approximately 1.4 in in length.
Habitat: This frog can be found in North Florida's grassy fields and roadsides after rain.
Reproduction / Call: This is a winter breeder with a call resembling a loose fan belt in a car.
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Development of these pages was a cooperative effort. Photos were supplied by Barry Mansell Photos and calls were provided by Paul Moler, state herpetologist for the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission.