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Cajun Chorus Frog

Pseudacris fouquettei Lemmon, Lemmon, Collins & Cannatella 2008

Pseudacris fouquettei

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Common name: Cajun chorus frog[2]

Pseudacris fouquettei is a species of chorus frog found in the south-eastern United States. It was recently separated from similar species, Pseudacris feriarum.[2]

Description

The Cajun chorus frog is similar in morphology to other Pseudacris species, being distinguished by genetics, habitat range and advertisement call.[2] The epithet fouquetti is a tribute to a Pseudacris researcher the 1960s and 1970s, Arizona State professor Martin J. Fouquette Jr.[2][3]

Distribution

P. fouquettei is found in the southern United States, in Louisiana, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Mississippi and Texas.[2]

Notes

  1. ^ IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group (2021). "Pseudacris fouquettei". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2021: e.T135819A118999803. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2021-3.RLTS.T135819A118999803.en. Retrieved 2 December 2022.
  2. ^ a b c d e E. Moriarty Lemmon; A. R. Lemmon; J. T. Collins & D. C. Cannatella (2008). "A new North American chorus frog species (Amphibia: Hylidae: Pseudacris) from the south-central United States" (PDF). Zootaxa. 1675: 1–30. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.1675.1.1. Retrieved 2008-12-02.
  3. ^ "Aiee! Cajun frog discovered in Louisiana makes big splash in scientific community". Denton-Record Chronicle. Associated Press. 3 February 2008. Retrieved 2 December 2008.

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Pseudacris fouquettei: Brief Summary

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Common name: Cajun chorus frog

Pseudacris fouquettei is a species of chorus frog found in the south-eastern United States. It was recently separated from similar species, Pseudacris feriarum.

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