Cricket Frog

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Cricket Frogs
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Acris gryllus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Hylidae
Genus: Acris
Duméril & Bibron, 1841

Cricket frogs, genus Acris, are small, North American frogs of the family Hylidae. They stay more in water than other members of the family and generally live near permanent bodies of water with surface vegetation. The common and scientific names refer to their call, which resembles that of a cricket.

Species[change | change source]

Binomial Name and Author Common Name
Acris blanchardi (Harper, 1947) Blanchard's Cricket Frog
Acris crepitans (Baird, 1854) Northern Cricket Frog
Acris gryllus (LeConte, 1825) Southern Cricket Frog

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