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River Frog (Lithobates heckscheri)

Created: February 12th, 2017 - 05:40 PM
Last Modified: February 12th, 2017 - 05:40 PM
Entered by: Nicholas Barys
Record 270830
Country:
United States
State:
Florida
County:
Santa Rosa County
Time:
2017-02-12 08:42:00
Qty:
1
Age:
Yearling
Sex:
--
Method:
Log flipping
Habitat:
Oxbow Lake
Body Temperature:
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Air Temperature:
70.00F
Ground Temperature:
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Humidity:
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Sky Conditions:
Cloudy
Moon Phase:
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Elevation:
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Barometric Pressure:
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Comments

Posted by Nicholas Barys on Feb 18, 2017 at 04:17 PM

They fade with age apparently. I just checked my other River Frog photos. Adults lack them, young have them. I raised some River Frog tadpoles to metamorphs and they had the ridges as well.

Posted by Noah Mueller on Feb 18, 2017 at 03:46 PM

It looks like it has a dorsolateral ridge. I didn't think heckscheri had those.