Blanchard's Cricket Frog (Acris blanchardi)

Description: ⅝ - 1⅜ inches. Blanchard's Cricket Frogs have bumpy brown, gray, or green skin. There may be a reddish brown or bright green stripe down the back. The larger bumps on the back are usually still brown or gray, even when the skin around them is green.

Similar Species: Boreal Chorus Frogs and Spring Peepers both have smooth, or slightly granular skin.

Age in years of Most Recent Record
75+ 70 65 60 55 50 45 40 35 30 25 20 15 10 5

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