The location of the Pine Barrens Treefrog is the Southeastern United Sates. This includes areas such as the New Jersey Pine Barrens; the Florida panhandle and southern Alabama, the sandhills of North and South Carolina.
Pine Barrens Treefrog is commonly found near wetlands that accumulates peat in brushy areas, areas covered with thick moss. Adult Dryophytes Andersonii are usually terrestrial but can be also found near sources of water. The females lay eggs in shallow, acidic ponds as they are not hampered by the low pH levels. The ideal pH level being between 3.8 and 5.9. The Pine Barrens Treefrog feed on beetles, flies, grasshoppers and ants.
The Dryophytes Andersonii is about 1-3 inches in length making it one of the smaller species of treefrogs. Individuals belonging to this species are mainly green with wide and black stripes. On the hidden surfaces of their legs are orange-gold markings and they usually have large toe pads. What distinguishes the Pine Barrens from similar treefrogs is the lavender stripe bordered with white coloration on each side of its body.
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