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COSEWIC Assessment and Update Status Report on the Western Chorus Frog (Pseudacris triseriata) in Canada

COSEWIC Assessment and Update Status Report on the Western Chorus Frog Pseudacris triseriata in Canada

Carolinian population
Great Lakes/St. Lawrence – Canadian Shield population

Western Chorus Frog (Pseudacris triseriata)

Not at Risk - Carolinian population
Threatened - Great Lakes/St. Lawrence - Canadian Shield population 2008


COSEWIC status reports are working documents used in assigning the status of wildlife species suspected of being at risk. This report may be cited as follows:

COSEWIC. 2008. COSEWIC assessment and update status report on the Western Chorus Frog Pseudacristriseriata Carolinian population and Great Lakes/St. Lawrence – Canadian Shield population in Canada. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. Ottawa. vii + 47 pp. (COSEWIC Status Reports).

Previous reports:

COSEWIC. 2001. (unpublished report). COSEWIC assessment and status report on the Western Chorus Frog Pseudacristriseriatain Canada. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. Ottawa. v + 22 pp.

Daigle, C. 2001. (unpublished report). COSEWIC assessment and status report on the Western Chorus Frog Pseudacristriseriata in Canada in COSEWIC assessment and status report on the Western Chorus Frog Pseudacristriseriata in Canada. Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada. Ottawa. 1-22 pp.

Production note:

COSEWIC would like to acknowledge Isabelle Picard, Jean-François Desroches and Frederick W. Schueler for writing the update status report on the Western Chorus Frog, Pseudacris triseriata, in Canada. COSEWIC also gratefully acknowledges the financial support of Environment Canada for the preparation of this report. The COSEWIC status report review was overseen by David Green, Co-chair, COSEWIC Amphibians and Reptiles Specialist Subcommittee, with input from Shavonne J. Meyer.

For additional copies contact:

COSEWIC Secretariat
c/o Canadian Wildlife Service
Environment Canada
Ottawa, ON
K1A 0H3

Tel.: 819-953-3215
Fax: 819-994-3684
COSEWIC E-mail

COSEWIC Website

Également disponible en français sous le titre Évaluation et Rapport de situation du COSEPAC sur la rainette faux-grillon de l’ouest (Pseudacris triseriata) population des Grands Lacs/Saint-Laurent et du Bouclier canadien et de la population carolinienne au Canada – Mise à jour.

Cover illustration:
Western Chorus Frog -- Photo by Andy Clay.

©Her Majesty the Queen in Right of Canada, 2008.
Catalogue No. CW69-14/540-2008E-PDF
ISBN978-0-662-48812-5

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