Eleutherodactylus cystignathoides

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Rio Grande Chirping Frog
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Lissamphibia
Order: Anura
Suborder: Neobatrachia
Superfamily: Hyloidea
Family: Eleutherodactylidae
Subfamily: Eleutherodactylinae
Genus: Eleutherodactylus
Subgenus: Syrrhopus
Species: E. cystignathoides
Binomial name
Eleutherodactylus cystignathoides
Cope, 1877
Synonyms

Phyllobates cystignathoides
Syrrhophus cystignathoides
Eleutherodactylus campi

The Rio Grande Chirping Frog or Mexican Chirping Frog (Eleutherodactylus cystignathoides) is a small Eleutherodactylid frog found from the southern United States in scattered locales in the state of Texas, Louisiana, and south into the Mexican states of Nuevo León, Tamaulipas, San Luis Potosí, and Veracruz. It is a terrestrial frog, that lays its eggs in moist areas of soil and leaf litter. It is quite common throughout its range.

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