Spotted chorus frog

The spotted chorus frog or Clark's tree frog (Pseudacris clarkii) is a small, nocturnal tree frog native to the grasslands and prairies of the central United States and Tamaulipas, Mexico. It is found from central Kansas, Oklahoma, and northeastern New Mexico to the Gulf of Mexico and Rio Grande valley in Texas and Tamaulipas.

Spotted chorus frog
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Hylidae
Genus: Pseudacris
P. clarkii
Binomial name
Pseudacris clarkii
Baird, 1854
  • Helocaetes clarkii
  • Chorophilus triseriatus clarkii
  • Hyla clarkii


Spotted chorus frogs are generally a grey or olive green in color, with lighter green mottling on their backs, and white in color on their undersides. They grow to a maximum of 1.25 inches (about 3–4 cm).


  1. ^ Georgina Santos-Barrera, Geoffrey Hammerson (2008). "Pseudacris clarkii". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2008: e.T55891A11374325. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2008.RLTS.T55891A11374325.en. Retrieved 11 November 2021.

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