Pseudacris fouquettei Lemmon, Lemmon, Collins, and Cannatella, 2008

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hylidae > Subfamily: Hylinae > Genus: Pseudacris > Species: Pseudacris fouquettei

Pseudacris fouquettei Lemmon, Lemmon, Collins, and Cannatella, 2008, Zootaxa, 1675: 4. Holotype: TNHC 62265, by original designation. Type locality: "United States: Louisiana: East Baton Rouge Parish: (NW of Baywood on Lee Price Road, 1.4 mi W of jct. with SR 37; N30.7147 W90.8919)".

Pseudacris (Pseudacris) fouquetteiFouquette and Dubois, 2014, Checklist N.A. Amph. Rept.: 349. 

English Names

Cajun Chorus Frog (original publication; Collins and Taggart, 2009, Standard Common Curr. Sci. Names N. Am. Amph. Turtles Rept. Crocodil., ed. 6: 7; Frost, McDiarmid, Mendelson, and Green, 2012, in Crother (ed.), Herpetol. Circ., 39: 19; Frost, Lemmon, McDiarmid, and Mendelson, 2017, in Crother (ed.), Herpetol. Circ., 43: 17).


Eastern Oklahoma (possibly into adjacent southeastern Kansas) and East Texas, east through Arkansas to extreme southeastern Missouri, extreme western Tennessee, western Mississippi, and all of Louisiana, USA.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: United States of America, United States of America - Arkansas, United States of America - Louisiana, United States of America - Mississippi, United States of America - Missouri, United States of America - Oklahoma, United States of America - Tennessee, United States of America - Texas

Endemic: United States of America


The sister species of Pseudacris nigrita and previously confused with Pseudacris feriarum according to the original publication. Wiens, Kuczynski, Hua, and Moen, 2010, Mol. Phylogenet. Evol., 55 873, noted studies in which specimens of this species (prior to its naming) had been considered to be Pseudacris feriarumDodd, 2013, Frogs U.S. and Canada, 1: 357–363, provided an account that summarized the relevant literature. Elliot, Gerhardt, and Davidson, 2009, Frogs and Toads of N. Am.: 92–93, provided an account, photos, and advertisement call. Altig and McDiarmid, 2015, Handb. Larval Amph. US and Canada: 210–212, provided an account of larval morphology and biology. Bassett, 2023, Reptiles & Amphibians, 30(e18486): 1–18, provided an updated county distribution map for Texas, USA.    

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