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Cope's Gray Tree Frog

Hyla chrysoscelis

Description:

This little white toad was about the size of my thumb.

Habitat:

Found by a river bed in South Carolina.

2 Species ID Suggestions

AshleyT
AshleyT 7 years ago
Cope's Gray Tree Frog
Hyla chrysoscelis AmphibiaWeb - Hyla chrysoscelis
Kyle A
Kyle A 7 years ago
Gray Tree Frog
Hyla versicolor Gray tree frog


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4 Comments

Kyle A
Kyle A 7 years ago

Thank you very much for that clarification AshleyT. Crap!

AshleyT
AshleyT 7 years ago

Although the Gray and Cope's Gray tree frogs are visually indistinguishable, there have been genetic tests done and Gray tree frogs are not in the southeast at all. The reference link I included gives the range for Cope's Gray tree frog, and here is the distribution map for the Gray tree frog http://amphibiaweb.org/cgi-bin/amphib_qu...

Kellyspubvista
Kellyspubvista 7 years ago

Thank you k.andrews6. It kinda looked like a toad. I've never seen a gray Tree Frog before. Cute little guy :)

Kyle A
Kyle A 7 years ago

Very nice spot. I love these guys. thanks for sharing.

Kellyspubvista
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Kellyspubvista

Columbia, South Carolina, USA

Spotted on Aug 14, 2013
Submitted on Aug 14, 2013

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