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Splendid Leaf Frog

Splendid leaf frog is a large species of frog belonging to the family Hylidae, found in Nicaragua, Honduras, Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, and Ecuador. The species is nocturnal and arboreal.

    Kingdom Animalia
    Phylum Chordata
    Class Amphibia
    Order Anura
    Family Hylidae
    Genus Cruziohyla
    Scientific Name Cruziohyla calcarifer

    Other Names Splendid treefrog
    Size Around 8.7 cm
    Color Marked with orange and black bars; iris comprises of two colors – grey and yellow
    Distribution Southeastern Nicaragua, eastern Honduras, Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia, northwestern Ecuador
    Habitat Primary humid lowland forest
    Diet Invertebrates
    Mode of Reproduction Oviparous (egg laying)
    Clutch Size 10-54 eggs
    Incubation Period Around 10 days
    Metamorphosis Period May take 1 year
    IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern

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    Published on May 29th 2017 by under Frogs. Article was last reviewed on 30th September 2019.

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