[Taxacom] Frog, Princeton, NJ

Frederick W Schueler bckcdb at istar.ca
Sun Sep 27 18:11:41 CDT 2009

John Landolt wrote:
> Perhaps Rana palustris, the pickerel frog?

Robin Leech wrote:
 > I am pretty sure it is the leopard frog, Rana pipiens.

* the squarish spots, the broad dorso-lateral folds, and the tan/brown 
colour of the spots and background are diagnostic for Rana (now 
Lithobates) palustris.

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          Frederick W. Schueler & Aleta Karstad
       RR#2 Bishops Mills, Ontario, Canada K0G 1T0
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