Mountain Yellow-legged Frog
DISTRIBUTION: In our region, Rana muscosa historically ranged only in California from Palomar Mountain in San Diego County through the San Jacinto, San Bernardino and San Gabriel Mountains of Riverside, San Bernardino and Los Angeles counties in southern California. It also occurred in isolated populations in Kern, Fresno, Inyo, and Tulare Counties, but today the species is missing from much of its historical range.
LEGAL STATUS: Rana muscosa Is listed as an Endangered Species both under the California Endangered Species Act (CESA) and the U.S. Endangered Species Act (ESA).