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Marsh Frog

Pelophylax ridibundus

Description:

Typical frog with long hind legs and well defined and visible central and lateral lines on the back, generally green-colored. However, there is large variation in coloring, from green to brown or grey; with dark blotches or spots. Ventral side on all specimens observed was white or pale in color sporting same black spots

Habitat:

Marsh frog is native to Europe, and widespread within its range. It is water-dwelling, and can be seen around lakes, rivers, ponds or marshes.


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2 Comments

Neil Ross
Neil Ross a week ago

Great catch. Cool spotting, Zlatan.

Tukup
Tukup a week ago

Good fotos and notes Zlatan. If they're like our frogs, they aren't prone to sitting around while you take their picture. Good catch.

Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Tromelin Island

Lat: 46.27, Long: 6.08

Spotted on May 1, 2019
Submitted on May 14, 2019

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