FROG, WOOD
Summary information for FROG, WOOD
Common Name FROG, WOOD
Scientific Name LITHOBATES SYLVATICUS
Status NONGAME, STATE RANK S3, GLOBAL RANK G5
Primary Habitat Association "Forest- upland"
Preferred Habitat "Occur in lowland deciduous forests among leaf litter, often in ravines or small openings. Breed in woodland ponds, ephemeral pools or intermittent streams. In MO, move from humus to leaves as substrate moisture decreases. Use ephemeral, rock ravines and deciduous leaf litter in oak-hickory forests as microhabitat *053*."
Distribution "Occurs mainly in eastern Missouri, and in a few other scattered locations *23*"
Known to
occur in
these
counties:
BARRY, CARTER, COOPER, CRAWFORD, JEFFERSON, MACON, MARION, MONTGOMERY, REYNOLDS, ST. CHARLES, ST. LOUIS, STE. GENEVIEVE, STONE, WARREN

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