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Middle East tree frog

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Middle East tree frog
Scientific classification Edit this classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Hylidae
Genus: Hyla
H. savignyi
Binomial name
Hyla savignyi
(Audouin, 1827)
  • Hyla savignyi (Audouin, 1827)
  • Hyla arborea var. savignyi (Boulenger, 1882)
  • Hyla arborea savignyi (Nikolskii, 1913)
  • Hyla savignyi (Schneider and Nevo, 1972)
  • Hyla (Hyla) savignyi (Fouquette and Dubois, 2014)

The Middle East tree frog (Hyla savignyi), also known as the Lemon yellow tree frog, Savigny's tree frog, is a frog from the Middle East. It can be found in Egypt, Israel, Turkey, Syria, Iraq, Iran, Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia.[3][1]

This frog can live in places that are very hot and dry. Unless it is the breeding season, this frog hides during the day and moves around at night. Adult frogs eat arthropods, for example insects, and tadpoles eat plants and animals. The tadpoles turn into frogs at different times of year depending on how high up a mountain they are.[1]


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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Sergius L. Kuzmin (November 10, 1999). "Hyla savignyi". Amphibiaweb. Retrieved December 5, 2020.
  2. Sergius Kuzmin; Ahmad Mohammed Mousa Disi; Gad Degani; David Tarkhnishvili; Boris Tuniyev; Max Sparreboom; Ismail H. Ugurtas; Nasrullah Rastegar-Pouyani; Steven Anderson; Riyad Sadek; Souad Hraoui-Bloquet; Avital Gasith; Eldad Elron; Sarig Gafny; U?ur Kaya (2009). "Hyla savignyi". 2020. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species: e.T55647A11347491. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2009.RLTS.T55647A11347491.en. Retrieved December 5, 2020. {{cite journal}}: Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  3. 3.0 3.1 "Hyla savignyi Audouin, 1827". Amphibian Species of the World 6.0, an Online Reference. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved December 5, 2020.