Cajun Chorus Frog - Pseudacris fouquettei

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*The colored areas of the map above represent parishes with currently known records for the given species
 (Source: Jeff Boundy, LA Dept. of Wildlife and Fisheries). By no means does it represent the full range of the species in the state, nor does it necessarily mean that a species can be found throughout the parish with the record. This is provided as a guide to where you might be able to find these species in the state and to aid in identification. A descriptive explanation of the range of each species can be found in the text below.


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Subspecies:  No subspecies recognized.

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Species Range:  Western Mississippi, west through Louisiana into east Texas, north through eastern Oklahoma, east through Arkansas, and into extreme southeastern Missouri.

Louisiana Range:  Statewide.

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Global Conservation Status:  Cajun Chorus Frogs have a relatively wide distribution in the south-central United States, a presumed large population, and tolerate a degree of habitat modification, and thus, are listed as Least Concern by the IUCN Red List. Their NatureServe Global Conservation Status Rank is G5 (Secure).

Federal Conservation Status:  None

Louisiana Conservation Status:  Cajun Chorus Frogs do not have any special status in Louisiana.

Author's Remarks:  I have seen or heard these guys in multiple areas of the state, especially during their breeding season. While they certainly occur in forested habitats, they also routinely call from roadside waters.

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