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Hallowell's tree frog (Hyla hallowellii ) is a species of frog in the family Hylidae.

Hallowell's tree frog
Hallowell's tree frog (Hyla hallowellii).jpg
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H. hallowellii
Binomial name
Hyla hallowellii
Thompson, 1912

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EtymologyEdit

The specific name, hallowellii, is in honor of American herpetologist Edward Hallowell.[2]

Geographic rangeEdit

H. hallowelii is endemic to Japan.[1]

HabitatEdit

The natural habitats of H. halowellii are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical moist shrubland, subtropical or tropical seasonally wet or flooded lowland grassland, swamps, freshwater marshes, intermittent freshwater marshes, plantations, heavily degraded former forests, ponds, irrigated land, canals, and ditches.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c Kaneko Y, Matsui M (2004). "Hyla hallowellii ". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2004: e.T55499A11310605. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T55499A11310605.en. Retrieved 21 December 2017.
  2. ^ Beolens, Bo; Watkins, Michael; Grayson, Michael (2013). The Eponym Dictionary of Amphibians. Exeter, England: Pelagic Publishing Ltd. (Kindle edition).

Further readingEdit

  • Thompson JC (1912). "Prodrome of Descriptions of New Species of Reptilia and Batrachia from the Far East". Herpetological Notices (2): 1-4. (Hyla hallowellii, new species, pp. 2-3).