This specie can be found in the United States and New Mexico.
This frogs prefer to stay in freshwaters. They are amphibian in nature. They are nocturnal. Breeding generally takes place after rainfalls. Spotted chorus frogs breed in temporary bodies of water. Males sensing breeding ponds, call out to other males. This call is usually different from the one to attract females and warn off other males. Eggs are laid in the hundreds. Within few weeks, these eggs become tadpoles then froglets and eventually, adults. They are insectivorous
Of all species in its genus, this is the smallest. As the name may indicate, this frog is spotted. On appearance, this species may be quite variable. This is not unlike most members of the family Hylidae. Its dorsum may be dark green, tan, brown or gray and irregular green spots. A green stripe runs from its ears to its legs. These frogs usually have greenish white mottling on their bellies. A green triangle may be seen between the eyes. They may reach a size of 1.2 inches.
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