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Canyon Tree Frog

Canyon tree frog is a species of frog native to the United States and Mexico. The carnivorous species is nocturnal.



    Kingdom Animalia
    Phylum Chordata
    Class Amphibia
    Order Anura
    Family Hylidae
    Genus Hyla
    Scientific Name Hyla arenicolor


    Size 5.0–5.5 cm (2.0–2.2 in)
    Color Brown, gray-brown, or gray-green often with dark blotches; bright yellow in the groin area with faded banding on the legs
    Distribution New Mexico, Arizona, Utah, Texas, and Colorado (United States); Mexico
    Habitat Semiarid, rocky habitats close to permanent water source
    Diet Invertebrates like caterpillars, beetles, caddisflies, miscellaneous bugs
    Predators Snakes, raccoons, ringtails
    Breeding Season March to August
    Mode of Reproduction Oviparous (egg laying)
    Clutch Size 100 eggs or more
    Incubation Period Less than 2 weeks
    Metamorphosis Period Around 70 days
    IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern

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    Published on April 9th 2017 by under Frogs. Article was last reviewed on 25th March 2017.

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