Dryophytes eximius

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Mountain tree frog
Hyla eximia.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Hylidae
Genus: Dryophytes
Species:
D. eximius
Binomial name
Dryophytes eximius
( Baird, 1854)
Synonyms
  • Hyla eximia Baird, 1854
Mountain Treefrog, (Dryophytes eximius), Municipality of Gómez Farías, Tamaulipas, Mexico (27 May 2005).

Dryophytes eximius, commonly known as the mountain tree frog, is a species of frog in the family Hylidae endemic to Mexico. [2] Its natural habitats are mesquite grasslands, scrub forests, and pine-oak forests. It is a widely distributed species that faces no major threats. [1]

Dryophytes eximius is listed as the state amphibian of Arizona. [3] As currently circumscribed, Dryophytes eximius does not occur in Arizona. Dryophytes wrightorum, the Wright's mountain tree frog, which has previously been regarded as a synonym of Dryophytes eximius does occur in Arizona. [4]

References

  1. ^ a b Hammerson, G. & Canseco-Márquez, L. (2010). "Hyla eximia". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2010. Retrieved 29 September 2015.CS1 maint: ref=harv ( link)
  2. ^ Frost, Darrel R. (2015). "Hyla eximia Baird, 1854". Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 29 September 2015.
  3. ^ "41-859". Arizona Revised Statutes. Retrieved 29 September 2015.
  4. ^ Hammerson, Geoffrey (2004). "Hyla wrightorum". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2004. Retrieved 29 September 2015.CS1 maint: ref=harv ( link)