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Rana clamitans melanota
Northern Green Frog (Rana clamitans melanota) - True Frog family ( Ranidae). 21/4-31/2in. (5.7-8.9cm); record 4in. (10.2cm). Highly variable - may be more brown than green. The Bullfrog has no dorsolateral ridges.
Sunning on muddy bank of stream mouth in mixed woodland.
Description taken from "A Field Guide to Reptiles and Amphibians of Eastern and Central North America" by Roger Conant, all credit goes to it.
Spotted on May 6, 2013
Submitted on May 25, 2013