Mixed pine-hardwood forests, bottomland hardwoods and swamps. In upland areas this species can be found along creek and river valleys.
Habits and Life History
Breeds September to Novemeber in shallow woodland pools and small forest ponds. This species usually lays eggs in damp depressions before they are filled by fall rains.
Prey and Hunting Techniques
Temperament and Defense
State Distribution and Abundance
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- 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.
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