Amphibians

Reptiles

Coastal Plains Leopard Frog (Lithobates sphenocephalus utricularius)

Description


Habitats

Found in open woodlands, mixed pine-hardwood forests and agricultural areas. Also may be seen in bottomlands, pine plantations and old fields.


Habits and Life History

Breeds in temporary wetlands, woodland pools and margins of swamps. May also use the edges of farm ponds and flooded fields.


Prey and Hunting Techniques


Temperament and Defense


Conservation


State Distribution and Abundance


Gallery

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Contributors

Tobin Fulmer


Bibliography

  • Behler, J. L., and F. W. King. 1979 (1987). The Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Reptiles and Amphibians. 3rd ed. Alfred A. Knopf, New York. 743 pp.
  • Conant, R., and J. T. Collins. 1998. A Field Guide to Reptiles and Amphibians of Eastern and Central North America. 3rd ed., Expanded. Houghton Mifflin Co., Boston. 616 pp.
  • Trauth, S. E., H. W. Robison, and M. V. Plummer. 2004. Amphibians and Reptiles of Arkansas. University of Arkansas Press, Fayetteville. 421 pp.

Discussion

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