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Hylidae. By Maria and Courtney. http://www.flickr.com/photos/kentsmith9/3885918383/sizes/l/in/photostream/. Family: Hylidae. Largest family of anura order ~900 species 4 subfamilies: Pelodryadinae Phyllomedusinae Hemiphractinae Hylinae. General Characteristics. Highly variable

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Hylidae

Hylidae

By Maria and Courtney

http://www.flickr.com/photos/kentsmith9/3885918383/sizes/l/in/photostream/


Family hylidae

Family: Hylidae

  • Largest family of anura order

    • ~900 species

  • 4 subfamilies:

    • Pelodryadinae

    • Phyllomedusinae

    • Hemiphractinae

    • Hylinae


General characteristics

General Characteristics

  • Highly variable

  • Most are arboreal

  • Adhesive pads on fingers and toes

  • Forward facing eyes/binocular vision

  • Very widely distributed

http://www.flickr.com/photos/fabiomaffei/2482812055/sizes/l/in/photostream/


Synapomorphies

Synapomorphies

  • Claw-shaped terminal phalanges

  • Intercalary elements(diagnostic feature but not exclusive to hylidae family)

http://scienceblogs.com/grrlscientist/2007/12/tree_frogs_sticky_toes_inspire.php


World distribution

World Distribution


Idaho species

Idaho Species

  • Pacific tree frog

  • Boreal chorus frog

http://calphotos.berkeley.edu/cgi/img_query?enlarge=0000+0000+0510+0267

http://calphotos.berkeley.edu/cgi/img_query?enlarge=1111+1111+1111+7724


Hylidae

http://amphibiaweb.org/cgi-bin/amphib_query?where-genus=Hypsiboas&where-species=angelicus

http://calphotos.berkeley.edu/cgi/img_query?where-taxon=Nyctimantis+rugiceps&rel-taxon=begins+with&where-lifeform=specimen_tag&rel-lifeform=ne


Hylidae

http://calphotos.berkeley.edu/cgi/img_query?enlarge=0000+0000+0310+0053


Hylidae

http://calphotos.berkeley.edu/cgi/img_query?enlarge=1111+1111+1111+5873

http://calphotos.berkeley.edu/cgi/img_query?enlarge=0000+0000+0110+3629


Hylidae

http://calphotos.berkeley.edu/cgi/img_query?enlarge=0000+0000+0410+1155

http://calphotos.berkeley.edu/cgi/img_query?enlarge=0000+0000+0203+0038


Hylidae

http://calphotos.berkeley.edu/cgi/img_query?enlarge=0000+0000+1009+1730


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