Amphibians

Reptiles

Spring Peeper (Pseudacris crucifer)

Description


Habitats

Found in mixed-pine hardwood forests, bottomlands and hardwood forests. May also be found in urban parks, swamps and old fields.


Habits and Life History

Breeds from January to April preferring temporary pools, shallow wetlands and small woodland ponds.


Prey and Hunting Techniques


Temperament and Defense


Conservation


State Distribution and Abundance


Gallery

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Contributors

Tobin Fulmer


Bibliography

  • Behler, J. L., and F. W. King. 1979 (1987). The Audubon Society FOield Guide to North American Reptiles and Amphibians. 3rd ed. Alfred A. Knopf, New York. 743 pp.
  • Conant, R., and J. T. Collins. 1998. A Field Guide to Reptiles and Amphibians of Eastern and Central North America. 3rd ed., Expanded. Houghton Mifflin Co., Boston. 616 pp.
  • Trauth, S. E., H. W. Robison, and M. V. Plummer. 2004. Amphibians and Reptiles of Arkansas. University of Arkansas Press, Fayetteville. 421 pp.

Discussion

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