Southern chorus frog

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Southern chorus frog
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Hylidae
Genus: Pseudacris
Species: P. nigrita
Binomial name
Pseudacris nigrita
(LeConte, 1825)
Synonyms

Rana nigrita LeConte, 1825
Cystignathus nigritus Holbrook, 1842

The southern chorus frog (Pseudacris nigrita) is a species of frog in the Hylidae family, endemic to the southeastern United States. Its natural habitats are temperate forests, temperate grassland, shrub-dominated wetlands, swamps, freshwater marshes, intermittent freshwater marshes, ponds, open excavations, seasonally flooded agricultural land, and canals and ditches. It is threatened by habitat loss.

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