Pseudacris ocularis
Little Grass Frog
family: Hylidae
subfamily: Hylinae

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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Least Concern (LC)
NatureServe Status Use NatureServe Explorer to see status.
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None


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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This species’ geographic range is from the Coastal Plain from southeastern Virginia to southern Florida, west to southeastern Alabama, USA (Conant and Collins 1991).

Habitat and Ecology

Its habitat is grassy/sedgy areas near bogs or ponds in pine flat woods or along pools and streams in hardwood forests and cypress swamps. It can usually be found perched in grasses, sedges, or low shrubs. Eggs are laid and larvae develop in grassy, rain-filled depressions and semi-permanent ponds.


Many secure subpopulations exist throughout its range.

Population Trend


Major Threats

Overall this species is not considered to be threatened. Clear-cutting and urbanization probably impact local subpopulations.

Conservation Actions

No species-specific conservation actions are needed. It occurs in many protected areas.


IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group 2015. Pseudacris ocularis. In: IUCN 2014


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