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Pine Barrens Tree Frog

Pine Barrens tree frog is a species of tree frog occurring in the United States. The adults of the species are terrestrial, but live close to water. The species becomes social during the mating period.



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


    Size Around 1–3 in (2.5–7.6 cm)
    Color Mainly green with wide, dark stripes bordered by white running along the sides; patches of orange on the inner femur and on the groin; white underside
    Distribution New Jersey, north and south Carolina, northwest Florida, southern Alabama
    Habitat Brushy areas often close to peat bogs or shallow ponds
    Diet Grasshoppers, ants, beetles, crickets, flies, other insects
    Breeding Season Spring
    Mode of Reproduction Oviparous (egg laying)
    Clutch Size 200 eggs or more
    Incubation Period 3 to 4 days
    Metamorphosis Period 50 to 75 days
    Reproductive Age 2 to 3 years of age
    IUCN Conservation Status Near Threatened

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    Published on April 8th 2017 by under Frogs. Article was last reviewed on 30th September 2019.

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