Columbia spotted frog

The Columbia spotted 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 Columbia Spotted Frog (Rana luteiventris) is a North American species of frog. It is green to brown in color with spots on the dorsal surface. The belly and upper lip are white in color. More

Columbia Spotted Frog - Rana luteiventris * Columbia Spotted Frog, Underside Coloring * Columbia Spotted Frog Global Rank: G4 State Rank: S4 Agency Status USFWS: none More

The Columbia Spotted Frog is a medium sized frog reaching lengths of up to three and a half inches. Its color ranges from a dark, olive green to light brown with irregularly-shaped black spots on its back and legs (rendering its name). More

The Columbia Spotted Frog and the Oregon Spotted Frog (Rana pretiosa) were long considered members of the same species. While tough to tell apart, these two frogs have non-overlapping ranges (live in different areas) and can be identified by where they are found. More

The Columbia Spotted Frog is a somewhat bumpy-skinned, medium-sized frog with relatively short hind legs, inconspicuousThe undersides of the hind legs and abdomen have a wash of bright salmon red that appears painted on. dorsal folds, and fully webbed toes. More

Male Columbia Spotted Frogs in a breeding pond in call underwater and chase each other around an amplexing pair. More

DESCRIPTION: The Columbia Spotted Frog can be identified by the diffuse edged black spots on the back, the light colored strip on the upper jaw, complete webbing on the hind feet, pointed snout and upturned eyes. More

Most of the wetlands used by Columbia Spotted Frogs in Waterton Lakes National Park are spring-fed. Known sites include beaver ponds, pothole ponds, fens and small lakes within a variety of coniferous, mixed-wood and deciduous forest types. More

Columbia spotted frog potentially occurs in these Oregon counties: Baker, Crook, Grant, Harney, Jefferson, Lake, Malheur, Umatilla, Union, Wallowa, Wheeler (Map may reflect historical as well as recent sightings) - Columbia spotted frogs were formerly classified as part of More

The Columbia Spotted Frog typically calls in the air on warm sunny days during the breeding season. This frog also calls underwater. The in-air advertisement call is a series of knocking sounds which can be slow or quick in succession. More

This includes Great Basin Columbia spotted frog populations in both northeastern Nevada and the Toiyabe Range. Life History: Reproducing populations are found in habitats characterized by springs, floating vegetation, and larger bodies of pooled water (e.g. More

isolated Columbia spotted frog populations exist in the West Desert and along the Wasatch Front. Habitat loss and degradation have caused declines in many of these populations, especially along the Wasatch Front, leading to the species' inclusion on the Utah Sensitive Species List. More

Columbia spotted frogs have bright red, orange or salmon-colored bellies. They can grow to be about two to four inches long. More

The Columbia Spotted Frog can only be distinguished from the Oregon Spotted Frog with considerable experience, and until very recently was considered the same species. The Columbia Spotted Frog lives in the interior of B.C. More

The call of the Columbia Spotted Frog is a weak series of 6 – 9 clucking noises, and is usually only heard during breeding season. Threats: Wetland loss and degradation, introduction of predators such as the Bullfrog (Rana catesbeiana). More

Columbia Spotted Frog - ideal for water gardens, gardens ponds and pools This is a Columbia Spotted Frog that came to my pond and has gotten very friendly. More

The Columbia spotted frog is classified as Sensitive in the current Status of Alberta Wildlife report. More

Columbia Spotted Frog (Courtesy of United States National Park Service) TRATER: You get attached to them. Having done it for so long, they get to be like your friends. More

Columbia Spotted Frogs, which have a pretty large range in the West, used to be much more common before Bullfrogs were introduced into the region. More

Columbia spotted frogs (Rana Luteiventris) are found from Alaska and most of British Columbia to Washington east of the Cascades, Idaho, and portions of Wyoming, Nevada, and Utah. The Great Basin population range includes eastern Oregon, southwestern Idaho, and the northern drainages of Nevada. More

Glacier National Park, BC Columbia Spotted Frog RSS/Feed icon AddThis Feed Button about — blog — forums — twitter — feedback — contact — terms — privacy — help site by neukadye © 2010, except where specified. More

A Columbia Spotted Frog swimming Scientific name: Rana luteiventris Identification * Abundant and best known amphibian in Yellowstone. * Maximum length is 3.2 inches; newly metamorphosed juveniles are less than one inch long. More

Columbia spotted frog is more common and is found in the interior of BC. Another key difference is in the angle of the eyes and you have to get pretty close to see the difference. More

Columbia Spotted Frog Rana luteiventris (Rana pretiosa) = enlarge + Columbia Spotted Frog More

A group from Brigham Young University collects Columbia spotted frogs at Swaner Nature Preserve near Park City. Deseret Morning News image.PARK CITY — The Swaner Nature Preserve is projected to be a hoppin' place in the coming years. More

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Order : Anura
Family : Ranidae
Genus : Rana
Species : luteiventris
Authority : Thompson, 1913