Lithobates sylvaticus (wood frog)




A single specimen found southwest of Hattiesburg in Timberton (31.270391oN, 89.327675oW; WGS 84). 23 July 2015. Gary, Kat, and Ron Lukens. Verifi ed by Kenneth Krysko, Florida Museum of Natural History (UF-Herpetology 176455). This species has never been recorded from the state of Mississippi before (Dodd 2013. Frogs of the United States and Canada – Volume 2. John Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, Maryland. 982 pp.). According to Dodd (2013), the closest population is located in east central Alabama, approximately 400 km to the northeast, as documented by Davis and Folkerts (1986. Brimleyana 12:29-50).

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Publication type Article
Publication Subtype Journal Article
Title Lithobates sylvaticus (wood frog)
Series title Collinsorum
Volume 5
Issue 4
Year Published 2016
Language English
Publisher Kansas Herpetological Society
Contributing office(s) Wetland and Aquatic Research Center
Description 1 p.
First page 17
Last page 17
Country United States
State Mississippi
County Forrest County
City Timberton
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