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Canyon Treefrog Hyla arenicolor


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Canyon Treefrog
credit: Lon&Queta/CCSA

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Family: Hylidae, Treefrogs view all from this family

Description Brown, grey-brown, or grey-green in color, often with darker colored blotching. Faded banding on legs.

Dimensions 3.2-5.7cm. (1 1/4-2 1/4")

Voice 1-3 second long explosive nasal sound.

Breeding March-July. Dependant on rainfall.

Habitat Rocky washes, streams, pool.

Range New Mexico, Aprizona through Utah into Mexico.

Discussion Nocturnal. Hides under rocks and crevices. Color keeps it camouflaged and hidden from predators.