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TheNorthern green frogis asubspeciesof theNorth Americangreen frog. Its name is eitherRana clamitans melanota, orLithobates clamitans melanota.
It is moderately large. It is found in the northeastUnited Statesand some of easternCanada. Its call sounds like a pluckedbanjo. It has a fold running from the top of its eyes down the side of its back. Thebullfrogdoes not have these folds. It is normally found inswamps,marshes, and they are often confused for Bullfrogs.
Adult green frogs attain a snout-vent length (excluding the hind legs) of 5.5 to 9 cm (2.25 to 3.5 in). The ground color is green or brownish-green. Where the green back and sides fade into the white belly and chest, some black mottling may occur. Some individuals may have light-gray mottling on the chest. The most prominent feature is the pair of dorsolateral folds extending from behind the tympanic membranes to just beyond halfway down the back. The male’s single vocal sac is internal. When it calls, the throat swells, but the vocal sac is not visible.
The northern green frog dwells in marshes, swamps, ponds, lakes, springs, and other aquatic environment. It is active both day and night.muddystreams.