Orogrande Creek; Northfork Clearwater River
Columbia Spotted frog was spotted on 7/25/16 at 3:23 pm. There were several frogs spotted along the creek. Frogs body was approximately 3 inches long other frogs were smaller.
The Columbia spotted frog (Rana luteiventris) is a North American species of frog. It is green to brown in color with spots on the dorsal surface. The belly and upper lip are white in color. Individuals can be distinguished from other Rana species by their shorter back legs, narrow snout, and upturned eyes. Since they spend most of their time in the water, they also have more webbing in their hind feet than similar species. Although...