Boettger's Colombian tree frog

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Boettger's Colombian tree frog
Scientific classification Edit this classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Hylidae
Genus: Dendropsophus
D. columbianus
Binomial name
Dendropsophus columbianus
(Boettger, 1892)
  • Hyla columbiana (Boettger, 1892)
  • Hyla variabilis (Boulenger, 1896)
  • Dendropsophus elegans (Faivovich, Haddad, Garcia, Frost, Campbell, and Wheeler, 2005)

The Boettger's Colombian tree frog (Dendropsophus columbianus) is a frog that lives in Colombia. Scientists have seen it between 950 and 2300 meters above sea level.[1][3]

Scientists have seen this frog in areas that used to be cloud forests before human beings changed them. They have seen the frog hiding in agave plants during the day and by pools of water at night.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Morley Read; Santiago R. Ron. "Boettger's Colombian Tree Frog: Dendropsophus columbianus" (in Spanish). Amphibiaweb. Retrieved March 17, 2021.
  2. IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group (2018). "Boettger's Colombian Treefrog: Dendropsophus columbianus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2010: e.T55454A85899687. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2018-2.RLTS.T55454A85899687.en. Retrieved March 17, 2021.
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Dendropsophus columbianus (Boettger, 1892)". Amphibian Species of the World 6.0, an Online Reference. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved March 17, 2021.