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Cope's Gray Tree Frog

Hyla chrysoscelis

Description:

Smaller than the size of a quarter.



1 Species ID Suggestions

AshleyT
AshleyT 5 years ago
Cope's Gray Tree Frog
Hyla chrysoscelis http://srelherp.uga.edu/anurans/hylchr.htm


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1 Comment

AshleyT
AshleyT 5 years ago

The gray tree frogs are normally green when they are recent metamorphs. The white patch under the eye is your key character for knowing this is not a green tree frog, in addition to the bumpy skin like you mentioned. Then genetic analyses were done to separate gray/cope's gray from each other since you cannot visually tell them apart, and only cope's gray is found in the southeast US.

ThatBlueEyedGirl
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ThatBlueEyedGirl

Georgia, USA

Lat: 34.06, Long: -83.98

Spotted on Sep 27, 2014
Submitted on Sep 27, 2014

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