Wood Frog Lithobates sylvaticus

Description: 2 - 3 inches. Wood Frogs are typically brown, rarely orange or pink, and have a dark brown mask. In northern North Dakota they often have a white stripe down their back.

Similar Species: The Burnsi morph of Northern Leopard Frogs may look similar, but lack the dark mask.

Comments: Occurs most frequently in forested habitats of northern and eastern North Dakota.

Distribution Map
Distribution map of Wood Frog (Lithobates sylvaticus)

County level distribution of this species in North Dakota. Map generated from data collected from voucher specimens and photographic records.

Photographs