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Gliding Tree Frog

Gliding tree frog is a species of frog belonging to the family Hylidae, occurring in Colombia, Ecuador, Costa Rica, and Panama. The species is active at night.

    Kingdom Animalia
    Phylum Chordata
    Class Amphibia
    Order Anura
    Family Hylidae
    Genus Agalychnis
    Scientific Name Agalychnis spurrelli

    Other Names Gliding leaf frog, Spurrell’s leaf frog
    Size Males: 4.8 to 5.6 cm (1.9 to 2.2 in)
    Females: 6.0 to 7.2 cm (2.4 to 2.8 in)
    Color Pale green to dark green with cream and orange underside
    Distribution Southeastern and southwestern Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, northwestern Ecuador
    Habitat Undisturbed humid lowland forest
    Diet Insects like crickets, flies and moths
    Predators Arboreal snakes
    Breeding Season May through October
    Mode of Reproduction Oviparous (egg laying)
    Clutch Size 14-67 eggs
    Incubation Period Around 6 days
    IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern

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    Published on May 26th 2017 by under Frogs. Article was last reviewed on 30th September 2019.

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