Author Topic: which frog species? | Hyla leucophyllata /Dendropsophus leucophyllatus (Hylidae)  (Read 2318 times)

Offline alies van sauers-muller

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This frog was found in my garden, Damboentong, Saramacca, among plants close to the ground, february 2012.  has anybody an idea what species this is? It is a regular seen frog in the garden.


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Re: which frog species?
« Reply #1 on: Fri, 31 July 2015, 07:33:24 PM »
Hello Alies,

This tree frog is definitely a Hyla leucophyllata, also known as Dendropsophus leucophyllatus. This is a nocturnal species of up to 5 cm. It is rather common in large parts of the Guianas. According to the literature the chanting of the males is some kind of metallic rattling.

Cheers, Auke