Locality: Murphy, North Carolina, elevation 462 m (1540 ft.) (Appalachian Mountains), January 1953. Live Size: Female, nose to anus 82 mm, toe to toe (4th) 270 mm. Male, nose to anus 67 mm, toe to toe (4th) 248 mm. Shape: Typical body shape of brown frogs, with straight and rather pointed rostral head. Dorsolateral folds, from the dorsal circumference of the ear to the caudal fusion above the anus. Diameter of tympanic membrane 5.5 mm in the female, 5.0 mm in the male.
Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science
©1953 Iowa Academy of Science, Inc.
"The Cherokee Frog, Rana sylvatica cherokiana nom. nov., of the Appalachian Mountain Region,"
Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science, 60(1), 764-769.
Available at: https://scholarworks.uni.edu/pias/vol60/iss1/101