Cajun Chorus Frog

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

The Cajun chorus frog is similar in morphology Pseudacris spp., being distinguished by genetics, habitat range and advertisement call. The epithet fouquetti is a tribute to a Pseudacris researcher the 1960s and 1970s, Arizona State professor Martin J. Fouquette, Jr. More

An adult Cajun Chorus frog, a new species, makes a call that sounds like someone running his thumb down the tines of a metal comb. Click Image to Enlarge PHOTO BY SUZANNE L. More

description of a new frog species, the Cajun chorus frog (Pseudacris fouquettei) PDF. Warning: most articles contained at least one major factual error so do not believe everything you read. More

Determining just how welcome the Cajun Chorus Frog might be in a Cajun chorus in Cajun country, however, is a task best left to Cajun musicians. More

The brown-and-tan, ground-dwelling Cajun chorus frog – kin to spring peepers and green tree frogs – was introduced last month to the scientific world in the journal Zootaxa. "They're probably calling in Louisiana right now if it rained recently. More

Cajun Chorus Frog (Pseudacris fouquettei) = Description Habitats Habits and Life History Prey and Hunting Techniques Temperament and Defense Conservation State Distribution and Abundance Gallery More

Cajun chorus frog (Pseudacris fouquettei) > Image of Cajun chorus frog (Pseudacris fouquettei) Click on the image to display a larger version. More

Cajun chorus frogs (Pseudacris fouquettei), Spring peepers (Pseudacris crucifer), and Pickerel frogs (Lithobates palustris). These frogs begin migrating to ponds, roadside ditches, and marshy areas with the first sign of warming weather and substantial rainfall. More

An adult Cajun chorus frog — a newly discovered species that makes its home in Oklahoma and surrounding states — is shown here on a leaf in Missouri. SUZANNE L. More

When combined with thousands of other Cajun chorus frogs, the noise is deafening. Finding the frog: While the frogs are common in the south-central United States, they are tiny and hard to find without their distinctive chirp. More

Nicknamed the Cajun chorus frog, the new species is located throughout Louisiana, Arkansas, eastern Oklahoma and eastern Texas. "The first time we found this frog was in 2001," Moriarty Lemmon said. More

Order : Anura
Family : Hylidae
Genus : Pseudacris
Species : fouquettei
Authority : Lemmon, Lemmon, Collins & Cannatella, 2008