Upland burrowing tree frog

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Upland burrowing tree frog
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Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Hylidae
Genus: Smilisca
Species:
S. dentata
Binomial name
Smilisca dentata
(Smith, 1957)
Synonyms

Pternohyla dentataSmith, 1957

The upland burrowing tree frog (Smilisca dentata) is a species of frog in the family Hylidae. It is endemic to Mexico and occurs in southeastern Aguascalientes and adjacent northern Jalisco at elevations of 1,800–1,900 m (5,900–6,200 ft) asl. [1] [2] Its natural habitats are flooded grasslands where it breeds in temporary and permanent pools. It is a rare species that is threatened by habitat loss caused by conversion into agricultural land and the subsequent pesticide pollution. [1]

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References

  1. 1 2 3 Georgina Santos-Barrera; Luis Canseco-Márquez; Paulino Ponce-Campos (2010). "Smilisca dentata". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species . 2010. Retrieved 22 August 2015.
  2. Frost, Darrel R. (2015). "Smilisca dentata (Smith, 1957)". Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 6.0. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved 22 August 2015.