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Canyon Treefrog (Hyla arenicolor)
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Canyon Treefrog (Hyla arenicolor)

General Description: A small, pale brown frog with prominent toepads, webbed hind feet, no eyestripe, and small warts. Spots on the back are variable, and there is yellow on the inside of the hind legs.

Taxonomy: Order Frogs and Toads (Anura); Family Treefrogs (Hylidae).

Canyon Treefrog (Hyla arenicolor)

Technical Description: Body size small (to about 2 in.). Dorsal color light brown to gray. Dorsal blotches or spots darker brown. Eyestripe absent. Ventral color cream with yellow on hind legs. Toe pads large. Hind feet webbed. Skin rough.

Diet: Insects.

Habitat: Streams with pools and rocky bottoms from lower desert to the Pinyon-Juniper Woodlands. Rarely farther than one leap from water.

Canyon Treefrog (Hyla arenicolor)

Range: Southern Utah, northwestern Arizona, eastern New Mexico south into Mexico.

Breeding: Breeds spring through summer, often in rocky pools in streams.

Similar Species: Pacific Chorus Frogs have a prominent stripe below the eye.

Comments:

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Canyon Treefrog (Hyla arenicolor)
Mohave Co., Arizona
Canyon Treefrog (Hyla arenicolor)
Mohave Co., Arizona
Canyon Treefrog (Hyla arenicolor)
Big Bend National Park, Texas
Canyon Treefrog (Hyla arenicolor)
Big Bend National Park, Texas
Canyon Treefrog (Hyla arenicolor)
Big Bend National Park, Texas
Canyon Treefrog (Hyla arenicolor)
Big Bend National Park, Texas
Canyon Treefrog (Hyla arenicolor)
Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona
Canyon Treefrog (Hyla arenicolor)
Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona
Canyon Treefrog (Hyla arenicolor)
Zion National Park, Utah
Canyon Treefrog (Hyla arenicolor)
Zion National Park, Utah
Canyon Treefrog (Hyla arenicolor)
Canyon Treefrog; Portal, Arizona
Canyon Treefrog (Hyla arenicolor)
Canyon Treefrog; Portal, Arizona
Canyon Treefrog (Hyla arenicolor)
Canyon Treefrog; Portal, Arizona
Canyon Treefrog (Hyla arenicolor)
Canyon Treefrog; Portal, Arizona

Note: All distances, elevations, and other facts are approximate.
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