Photos by Chris Brown
Scientific name: Pseudacris cadaverina
Common name: California Treefrog
Size: 1.14-2.0 in (2.9-5.0 cm)
Distinguishing characters: A cryptically colored species, often resembling granitic stones; grey or light brown on dorsum with darker blotches; whitish venter; yellow on undersides of legs, groin and lower abdomen; conspicuous toe webbing and pads; dorsal skin roughened-warty.
Juveniles: Similar to adults.
Dimorphism: Male has dusky-yellow throat.
Similar species: Pseudacris hypochondriaca: Has prominent dark eyestripe; smoother skin; smaller toe webbing and pads.
Additional notes: A species most likely to occur along streams with abundant boulders and cobbles in channel. Distribution spotty and localized. Easily handled.