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Rio Grande Leopard Frog (Lithobates berlandieri)
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Rio Grande Leopard Frog (Rana berlandieri)

General Description: Rio Grande Leopard Frogs (Lithobates berlandieri) are small, tan to green frogs with light lines around the dark spots on the greenish back. Dorsolateral folds prominent, yellow; segmented towards the groin and deflected inwards in that area.

Taxonomy: Order Frogs and Toads (Anura); Family American Water Frogs (Ranidae). Formerly Rio Grande Leopard Frog (Rana berlandieri).

Technical Description:

Diet: Insects.

Rio Grande Leopard Frog (Rana berlandieri)

Habitat: Desert riparian habitats along permanent streams, springs, and water impoundments.

Range: Not around Las Vegas. Southern New Mexico to central Texas and south into Mexico.

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Note: All distances, elevations, and other facts are approximate.
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