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Green frog

Lithobates clamitans melanotus


Found him down basement stairs. I think it's a young bullfrog

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Aaron_G 10 years ago
Green frog
Lithobates clamitans melanotus bullgreen

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josephandelena 10 years ago


Aaron_G 10 years ago

Hi and welcome to Project Noah. This is a great spotting! The green frog is very similar to the American bullfrog, and here's the easiest way to tell them apart: if you look behind the eye, there's what's known as a dorsolateral fold, and it goes all the way from the eye to the thigh. That makes it a green frog. The American bullfrog has a fold that wraps around the tympanum (ear, basically) and ends there. It doesn't continue down the side of the body at all. Again, welcome to PN!

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Connecticut, USA

Spotted on May 22, 2012
Submitted on May 22, 2012

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