Green Frog - Lithobates clamitans

Green Frog

*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.


Other Common Names: Bronze Frog

Subspecies: No subspecies recognized.

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Species Range:  From the Maritime Provinces of southeastern Canada south to north-central Florida, west to east Texas, north through eastern Oklahoma, and southern and eastern Missouri to southern Ontario, Canada.

Louisiana Range:  Statewide.

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Global Conservation Status:  Green Frogs have a relatively wide distribution in eastern North America, a presumed large population, and tolerate a broad range of habitats, 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:  Green Frogs do not have any special status in Louisiana.

Author's Remarks: I have found this species throughout the state in a variety of habitats, including suburban and urban areas.

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