Native SpeciesWood frog

Rana sylvatica
FOUND by 34SYellowTeam
Wells Maine
ID Questioned
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Peer reviewed by 34SYellowTeam
Field Notes
I saw a wood frog. I see tadpoles.I hear a frog. I smell the water. I also hear a type of bug. the water level went down.
A sketch of our study site.
Supporting Evidence
Photo of my evidence.
We know that this is a wood frog because, its skin looks like wood and it has a robbers mask around both eyes and even in the back. Looks like a leaf. It has stripes on it's legs. Has a dorsolateral ridge. it's rear is pointy
Species Observation: Species Looked For
Did you find it?: 
I think I found it
Scientific name:
Rana sylvatica
Common name:
Wood frog
Count of individuals: 
How big is it?: 
Is it male or female?: 
Sampling method: 
Just looking around
Photo of our sampling method.
Place Studied
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N 43.319690 °
W -70.594593 °
Observation Site Information
A photo of our study site.
Freshwater - On a wetland
Trip Information
WES Vernal Pool 2015
Trip date: 
Mon, 2015-04-13 16:24
Town or city: 
Wells Maine
Type of investigation: 
Species and Habitat Survey
MIDAS Code: 
Habitat Observations
Species diversity: 
Evidence of vectors: 
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It's hard to tell from your photo, but I think you found a spring peeper (Pseudacris crucifer). Peepers are much smaller than wood frogs (about the size of the end of your thumb). Notice that the scientific name for spring peeper contains "crucifer", which in Latin means "cross bearer". This is because spring peepers generally have an "X" pattern on their back. It looks like you included this in your drawing.

well done 34s yellow team I love all your photos and your drawing!