Species: Northern Cricket Frog
Scientific Name: Acris crepitans crepitans
State Status: Heritage Program rank S3, rare (NJNHP 2001).
Status in Mountain Lakes: Several were heard calling in May, 2008 near Crystal Lake. Possible in other areas of the town.
Comments: Thought to have greatly declined in recent decades (Radis 2008).
Species: Upland Chorus Frog, New Jersey Chorus Frog
Scientific Name: Pseudacris triseriata ferarium; P. triseriata kalmi
State Status: Protected
Status in Mountain Lakes: Both species/subspecies were found in Frederick Park in 1989 (Radis 2008). Possible in other areas of town.