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Table 1 Summary of life history traits of Pseudacris species in North America, separated by clade. See Additional file 3: Table S3 for list of abbreviations

From: Life history traits and reproductive ecology of North American chorus frogs of the genus Pseudacris (Hylidae)

Clade Species Distribution Breeding season No. of eggs No. eggs per cluster Time to hatch Time to metamorphose References
West coast P. cadaverina USA: CA
MEX: BCN
Feb–Oct 1–2 eggs 40–75 days [50]
  P. hypochondriaca USA: AZ, CA, NV, UT
MEX: BCN, BCS
Nov–July 400–750 9–80 eggs 2–9 days 60–75 days [50, 62, 63]
  P. sierra USA: CA, ID, MT, NV, OR, UT Nov–July 400–750 9–80 eggs 60–65 days [50, 62, 64]
  P. regilla USA: AK, CA, MT, OR, WA
CAN: BC
Nov–July 400–750 9–80 eggs 7–21 days 52–70 days [65, 65,66,67,68,69,70,71]
Fat frog P. illinoensis USA: AR, IL, MO Feb–March 200–1000 8–79 eggs [72,73,74,75,76]
  P. ornata USA: AL, FL, GA, LA, MS, NC, SC Nov–March 10–106 20–40 ~ 7 days ~ 90 days [77,78,79]
  P. streckeri USA: AR, IL, KS, LA, MO, OK, TX Nov–March ≤ 600 2–5 days ~ 60 days [65, 80, 81]
Crucifer P. crucifer USA: AL, AR, CT, DE, FL, GA, IA, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, NC, NH, NJ, NY, NY, OH, OK, PA, RI, SC, TN, TX, VA, VT, WI, WV
CAN: MB, NB, NL, NS, ON, PE, QC
Nov–June ~ 700 2–3 eggs 6–15 days ~ 90 days [65, 82,83,84,85,86,87]
  P. ocularis USA: AL, FL, GA, NC, SC, VA Jan–Sept ≤ 200 1–25 eggs 1–2 days 7–70 days [65, 88, 85, 89]
Trilling frog P. brachyphona USA: KY, MD, OH, PA, TN, VA, WV Feb–June 300–1500 4–144 eggs 7–10 days 30–64 days [90, 90,91,92,93]
  P. brimleyi USA: GA, NC, SC, VA Feb–April ≤ 300 30–60 days [94]
  P. clarkii USA: KS, OK, TX
MEX: TLA
Jan–June ~ 1000 3–60 eggs 2–3 days 30–45 days [65, 95,96,97]
  P. feriarum USA: AL, DC, FL, GA, IL, KY, MD, MO, MS, NC, NJ, PA, SC, TN, VA, WV Feb–May ≤ 1000 40–60 eggs 7–14 days 40–90 days [86, 98]
  P. fouquettei USA: AR, LA, MO, MS, OK, TX Jan–May 500–1500 2–3 days [53, 99,100,101,102]
  P. kalmi USA: DE, MD, NJ, PA, VA Feb–April 500–1500 6–20 eggs 7–14 days 40–90 days [103, 104]
  P. maculata USA: AZ, CO, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, MI, MN, MO, MT, ND, NE, NM, NY, OK, SD, UT, VT, WI, WY
CAN: AB, BC, MB, NT, ON, QC, SK, YK
Feb–April 137–793 5–100 eggs 10–14 days ~ 60 days [99, 105,106,107,108]
  P. nigrita USA: AL, FL, GA, LA, MS, NC, SC, VA Dec–Sept ≤ 180 6–176 eggs 2–3 days 40–120 days [65, 77, 109, 110, 109,110,111,112]
  P. triseriata USA: IL, IN, KY, MI, NY, OH, PA
CAN: ON
Jan–June 440–1500 20–70 eggs 3–27 days 40–90 days [65, 113,114,115]
  1. 2-Letter state/province codes for USA and Canada, and 3-letter state codes for Mexico as per ISO 3166-2 (i.e., BCN Baja California, BCS Baja California Sur, TLA Tlaxcala). Region abbreviation (i.e., USA, CAN, MEX) are bolded for legibility and hold no other significance