Brief description of what you observed
Think this a juvenile - ~35mm
found in a "pond" in a large, mulched area
Released after capturing as tadpole. Picture taken at release site only a few days post the full disappearance of the tail.
Lithobates is a taxonomic name for a group of "true frogs", of the family Ranidae. This group of frogs has been defined as a separate genus. The name was defined by Hillis et al. for a subgenus of four Central and South American frogs within the genus Rana: