Ranges through the northern midwest and New England in the United States, and from southeastern Manitoba through southern Ontario and Quebec and slightly into Newfoundland and Labrador in Canada.
A mostly aquatic species that lives in or around ponds, streams, and swamps in wooded habitats. It is often seen resting on floating debris or vegetation, such as lily pads.
A small frog growing no more than 3 inches in length, named for its scent that is reminiscent of a mink's scent (similar to rotting onions). It is bright green with dense dark mottled patterning all over its back and legs. Its face has more green coloration than the rest of the body, especially around its mouth. Its belly is pale and unmarked, while the throat is yellow or white. It has lightly textured skin, but no bumps or warts. It lacks dorsolateral skin folds.
Learn more with Schechter Natural History's Guide to Reptiles and Amphibians