This species is endemic to the United States. It may be found in Oklahoma, New Jersey and Western Texas.
Usually nocturnal, this specie can be found in wetlands, woodlands, vegetation, grassy as well as humid areas. They mostly feed on insects such as beetles, snails as well as spiders. These frogs become sexually mature at about one year. After rainfalls, males call to the females. This happens in winter too. Reproduction typically takes during cooler climes. Eggs are deposited in their thousands. This eggs metamorphose into tadpoles. This process takes a period of about twelve weeks.
The upland chorus frog is small and can grow from 1 to about 1.5 inches. This frog may be seen to have variations in pattern and color. It may be gray, green or reddish brown. Their belly is usually cream colored and their chests may be spotted. Three stripes typically run through their backs. These stripes are seen to be broken into dashes or small spots. As common to chorus frogs, this frog spots a white line on its lips. Between its eyes, there are dark triangular blotches.
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