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Behavioral Ecology

Chorus frog - Pseudacris maculata

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  • 0.75-1.5 inches total length
  • Found in sandy lowland flood plains and moist upland areas
  • Hidden in daytime, hunts at night
  • Breed in temporary pools of river floodplains
  • Feed on a variety of small terrestrial arthropods
 

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 Interesting fact:
  • On Konza Prairie, these small frogs breed in shallow upland pools formed when bison wallows fill with spring rain.

 

 

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Recently metamorphed juvenile at left and eggs attached to plant below.

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