cricket frog on the banks of the James in the wetlands
Eastern Cricket Frog (Acris crepitans)
Cheltenham Wetlands Park
Prince George's County, MD
ID'd by Jeff Boundy (LDWF) on herp field trip to Frenchtown Road.
Small brown-gray frog with green stripe on top minus brown-gray triangle on back of head.
The northern cricket frog (Acris crepitans) is a species of small hylid frog native to the United States and northeastern Mexico. Despite being members of the tree frog family, they are not arboreal. It has three recognized subspecies.