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Bird-voiced Treefrog

Hyla avivoca

 

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Hyla_avivoca_adult - click to enlarge

HABITAT

In permanent wooded swamps and along creeks and rivers.

BREEDING SEASON

Spring/Summer, April-July.

SIMILAR TADPOLES

None

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Hyla_avivoca_tadpole - click to enlarge

APPEARANCE

Head

Lateral eyes.  There is a white or reddish line between the eyes and extending from each eye to the nostrils, forming a triangle on the top of the head.

Body

The body of a Hyla avivoca tadpole is mostly black with a darkly pigmented throat.

Tail

The tail is also dark with light silver to reddish bands dorsally.

APPROXIMATE MAXIMUM SIZE

Medium:  1.6 inches, 40mm.

Hyla_avivoca_tadpole_length

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