Blanchard's Cricket Frog

The Blanchard's Cricket Frog is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

Blanchard's Cricket Frog, contains substantial research - Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources Northern Cricket Frogs, many pictures - US Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center Blanchard's Cricket Frogs, includes audio call - Toronto Zoo - More

Distribution of the Blanchard's Cricket Frog in Ohio. An adult Blanchard's Cricket Frog. Hear the frog's call! Species Description: Length - 1.6 to 3.8 cm (5/8 to 1 1/2 inches). More

The Blanchard's Cricket Frog is a small, warty-skinned frog (0.6-1.5 inches adult length) that is usually tan, brown, gray or olive green, sometimes with scattered green, reddish, or black blotches and a broad light stripe down the back. More

Blanchard's Cricket Frog - Acris crepitans blanchardi Click the right arrow to listen to Blanchard's Cricket Frogs calling Audio recording More

he Blanchard's Cricket Frog has bumpy skin and long hind legs with webbed toes. You might spot this little frog along pond or lake edges, or in slow-moving streams or rivers. More

Habitat: Blanchard's cricket frog is usually found on the open sandy or muddy areas around streams and ponds. If you walk around a pond during the summer you can usually see lots of little cricket frogs hopping into the water. More

Blanchard's Cricket Frog (Acris crepitans blanchardi) * Life History & Michigan History * Michigan's Frogs & Toads * Michigan Frog & Toad Survey * Non-DNR Links More

Blanchard's Cricket Frog is a Threatened Species. They have only been found at two locations in Michigan. Identifying Features * 1 inch long; brown or grayish warty-skinned. More

The Blanchard's cricket frog is named for Frank Nelson Blanchard, a noted University of Michigan herpetologist. NORTHERN SPRING PEEPER realaudio/quicktime/windows Hyla crucifer crucifer Length 3/4 -1 in. (2-3 cm. More

Description: The Blanchard's Cricket Frog is a very small amphibian (comparable to the Western Chorus Frog or the Spring Peeper in size). They usually have a rough texture and a triangular-shaped mark on their head, between the eyes. More

Blanchard's cricket frog (Acris crepitans blanchardi) morphological abnormalities in southeast Michigan. = One Blanchard's cricket frog (Acris crepitans blanchardi) lacking the left eye and orbit was found by Smith and Powell in Missouri in 1973 (1983). More

The voice of the Eastern or Blanchard's Cricket Frog is a series of clicks, sounding like rocks tapped together. The calls start out slowly, then gradually increase in speed. More

Blanchard's Cricket Frog / Rainette Grillon de Blanchard Northern Cricket Frog Description This rough-skinned treefrog may be greenish-brown, yellow, red or black. It is distinguished by a dark triangle between the eyes and relatively short legs. More

habits of Blanchard's cricket frog, Acris crepitans blanchardi (Amphibia, Anura, Hylidae), in Iowa. Herpetologica 10(2): 63-74. * Johnson, T.R. (2000). Amphibians and Repties of Missouri: 2nd Ed. * Jung, R.E. 1992. More

Blanchard's Cricket Frog - Acris blanchardi Harper, 1947 Blanchard's Cricket Frog - Acris blanchardi An adult Blanchard's Cricket Frog from Wilson County, Kansas. Photograph by Travis W. Taggart, Sternberg Museum of Natural History. More

The call of the male Blanchard's Cricket Frog is described as a rapid clicking. Sightings in Ontario are extremely rare. Blanchard's cricket frog Description of call: like clicking or tapping two stones together. cricketfrog. More

In 1961, Blanchard's Cricket Frog was described as "the most common amphibian in Illinois." Today it is nearly gone in its former Chicago Region range, although it is still common further south. The reason or reasons for its decline are not known. More

Blanchard's cricket frog (Acris crepitans blanchardi) is the most northern of the two cricket frog species endemic to eastern and central North America. More

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Order : Anura
Family : Hylidae
Genus : Acris
Species : crepitans
Authority : Baird, 1854