On the establishment of the Pacific Chorus Frog
, Pseudacris regilla (Amphibia, Anura, Hylidae), at Ketchikan, Alaska.
Here we follow Stebbins and McGinnis (2012) and recognize the taxa Pseudacris regilla (Pacific chorus frog
; sometimes referred to as P hypochondriaca, Baja chorus frog
, Green et al.
Cave Cave Wooded Perimeter Species Entrance Interior Sinkhole Area Blanchard's Cricket Frog X X X American Toad X X X X Fowler's Toad X Gray Treefrog complex X X X Plains Leopard Frog X X X X American Bullfrog X X X X Pickerel Frog X X X X Southern Leopard Frog X X X Spring Peeper X X X X Western Chorus Frog
X X Eastern Spadefoot X X X Long-tailed Salamander X X X Northern Slimy Salamander X X Copperhead X X North American Racer X X Milksnake X Common Watersnake X Rough Greensnake X Western Ratsnake X X X Dekay's Brownsnake X Common Gartersnake X X X Broad-headed Skink X X Painted Turtle X X Common Snapping Turtle X Eastern Box Turtle X X Pond Slider X Total (26) 14 11 13 24
Swanson, "Liver glycogen, glucose mobilization and freezing survival in chorus frogs
, Pseudacris triseriata," Journal of Thermal Biology, vol.
Hyla chrysoscelis (Gray treefrog).--The gray treefrog breeds later than the chorus frog
and spring peeper, but earlier than the cricket frog.
The increase in tail depth and decrease in body length in the presence of aeshnid dragonflies has been found in other studies of wood frogs and leopard frogs (Van Buskirk and Relyea 1998, Relyea and Werner 2000) as well as in chorus frogs
and gray tree frogs (Smith and Van Buskirk 1995, McCollum and Van Buskirk 1996, McCollum and Leimberger 1997, Van Buskirk et al.
Adult recruitment in chorus frogs
: effects of size and date at metamorphosis.
These ponds were visited on the same week when PTT data was received and were found to be filled with very large numbers (possibly tens of thousands) of upland chorus frog
(Pseudacris feriarum) tadpoles.
"Western chorus frog
," for instance, is one of several poems sprinkled through the manuscript that represent a series of tapestries Ari is making, inspired by our environmental crisis.
Barely the size of your thumb (just 1 to 1 1/2 inches long), the chorus frog
seems an unlikely creature to divide the science community.
A new species of Myxidium (Myxosporea: Myxidiidae), from the western chorus frog
, Pseudacris triseriata triseriata, and Blanchard's cricket frog, Acris crepitans blanchardi (Hylidae), from eastern Nebraska: Morphology, phylogeny, and critical comments on amphibian Myxidium taxonomy.
getula (common kingsnake) Northerly Nerodia rhombifer (diamondback water snake) Northerly Virginia valeriae (smooth earth snake) Northerly Hemidactylium scutatum (four-toed salamander) Southerly Ambystoma laterale (blue-spotted salamander) Southerly Pseudacris illinoensis (Illinois chorus frog
) *** Southerly Heterodon nasicus (western hognose snake) *** Southerly Thamnophis radix (plains garter snake) *** Southerly Clonophis kirtlandii (Kirtland's snake) *** Southerly * reported by Lamer et al., 2006 ** northernmost record reported by Tucker et al.