Canyon treefrog

The Canyon treefrog is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

The canyon treefrog eats insects of various kinds. It breeds in July and August during summer rains as well as in spring. The abrupt, explosive call of males attracts females to breeding sites; males then mount females and spawning may begin. More

canyon treefrog in the Rincon Mountains. Canyon Treefrogs (Hyla arenicolor) are currently abundant, providing an ideal study system for terrestrial ectothermic vertebrates of the rich riparian islands found in the Sonoran desert. More

DESCRIPTION: The canyon treefrog is a relatively small (to about 2.2 inches), rough-skinned frog with large adhesive toe pads for climbing. It is a gray, tan, or olive frog typically with green or gray blotches or spots, but sometimes lacking spots. More

At Tonto National Monument, canyon treefrogs occur in the creek near the Visitor Center. Starting in March, they can be heard calling at sunset, and sometimes during the day. The call is a strange bleating sound. More

Several male Canyon Treefrogs call at night from the edge of a rocky creek in Arizona. At the end are several examples of a two-part high-pitched encounter call. More

NATURAL HISTORY: Canyon treefrogs prefer to live along streams in rocky canyons, where they often sit motionless on boulders. It takes sharp eyes or the treefrog's movement to spot them. More

Canyon Treefrogs living in a stockpond Canyon Treefrog (Hyla arenicolor) Small brown frog with expanded toe pads and yellow on the legs (Grand Canyon NP). Canyon Treefrog (Hyla arenicolor) Small warts and yellow on leg. More

Canyon TreefrogThere you are, in that beautiful little Grand Canyon side canyon at the end of the day - boots off, feet up, basking in the peacefulness of this idyllic setting when an incredibly loud "BRRURT!!!…BRRURT!!!" interrupts the silence and startles you awake. More

The canyon treefrog is small frog with highly variable pattern and color. It is typically brown with darker irregular blotches and spots that enable it to blend in with its surroundings. More

The canyon treefrog, plump and warty with a toadlike appearance, is brownish-gray, often tinted pink. The concealed surfaces of the hind limbs are orange-yellow in color. A dark-edged light spot or bar is present beneath the eye. More

The Canyon Treefrog is a small frog attaining lengths near 2 inches. Like other treefrogs in the family Hylidae they have enlarged toe tips making a wide adhesive disc as seen in the photo, making them good climbers. More

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The canyon treefrog, Hyla arenicolor, is a small frog (less than 2.5 inches in length) whose range extends south from southern Utah and Colorado, through Arizona and New Mexico, and into Mexico. More

The Canyon Treefrog (Hyla arenicolor) is a small frog of the American Southwest and northern Mexico. Like other treefrogs, this species has large pads on the end of its toes which allow it to cling to objects. More

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Canyon Treefrog Canyon Treefrog Also out in vast numbers were these big lubber grasshoppers. They were so big that I first mistaked them for tarantulas crossing the road when I saw them. More

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Order : Anura
Family : Hylidae
Genus : Hyla
Species : arenicolor
Authority : Cope, 1866