Cope’s Gray Treefrog: Pennsylvania State Record

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HYLA CHRYSOSCELIS (Cope’s Gray Treefrog). USA: PENNSYLVANIA: Washington Co.: ca. 3 km S of West Alexander, near Old Brick Road. 21 June 2013. Brandon M. Ruhe. Verified by Nathan H. Nazdrowicz and Thomas C. LaDuke. East Stroudsburg University (ESUP A00257;
audio voucher) and Pennsylvania Amphibian and Reptile Survey (PARS 10448; audio voucher). Chorus with a call pulse repetition rates >50 p/s recorded from a floodplain wetland complex along an unnamed tributary to the Wheeling Creek. New state record for Pennsylvania (McCoy 1982. Amphibians and reptiles in Pennsylvania: Checklist, Bibliography, and Atlas of Distribution. Spec. Publ. Carnegie Mus. Nat. Hist. No. 6. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. 91 pp.), and an extension of more than 60 km north-northwest of the nearest record in West Virginia (Little and Wiley 1989. J. Herpetol. 22:299–303).

BRANDON M. RUHE, The Mid-Atlantic Center for Herpetology and Conservation, P.O. Box 620, Oley, Pennsylvania, 19547, USA (e-mail: [email protected]); JASON POSTON, The Mid-Atlantic Center for Herpetology and Conservation, P.O. Box 620, Oley, Pennsylvania, 19547, USA; CHRISTOPHER A. URBAN, The Pennsylvania Fish & Boat Commission, Centre Region Office, 595 E. Rolling Ridge Drive, Bellefonte, Pennsylvania 16823, USA.