Bird-voiced tree frog

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Bird-voiced tree frog
Scientific classification Edit this classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Hylidae
Genus: Dryophytes
D. avivoca
Binomial name
Dryophytes avivoca
(Cope, 1866)
  • Hyla avivoca (Viosca, 1928)
  • Hyla phaeocrypta ogechiensis (Neill, 1948)
  • Hyla avivoca avivoca (Smith, 1953)
  • Hyla avivoca ogechiensis (Smith, 1953)
  • Hyla (Dryophytes) avivoca (Fouquette and Dubois, 2014)
  • Dryophytes avivoca (Duellman, Marion, and Hedges, 2016)
For another species called the whistling treefrog, see Litoria verreauxii.

The bird-voiced tree frog, western bird-voiced tree frog, eastern bird-voiced tree frog, or whistling tree frog (Dryophytes avivocus) is a frog that lives in the southestern United States.[1][3]

The adult male frog can be 3.8 cm long from nose to rear end and the adult female frog can be 5.3 cm. This frog can be gray, green or almost black in color. It has dark marks on its back, legs and between its eyes.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 April Robinson (February 2, 2001). "Hyla avivoca: Bird-voiced treefrog: Subgenus: Dryophytes". Amphibiaweb. University of California, Berkeley. Retrieved January 7, 2022.
  2. IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group (2017). "Bird-voiced Treefrog: Dryophytes avivocus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2017. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species: e.T55403A112712113. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2017-1.RLTS.T55403A112712113.en. Retrieved January 7, 2022.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Dryophytes avivoca (Viosca, 1928)". Amphibian Species of the World 6.0, an Online Reference. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved January 7, 2022.