Mink Frog Lithobates septentrionalis

Photo by C. E. Smith.
Description: 2 - 4 inches. Mink Frogs are brown and may have darker green or brown mottling. The belly is light colored, but it may have some dark markings on it.

Similar Species: Green Frogs are similar in appearance, but the ridge starts behind each eye and extends all the way down the length of the body (dorsolateral folds).

Comments: Secrets a substance that smells like onions when handled.

Distribution Map
Distribution of the Mink Frog (Lithobates septentrionalis)

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Phenology of Mink Frog (Lithobates septentrionalis)

Individual mink frog calling in the rain. Courtesy of Christopher E. Smith.