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Dryophytes eximius (Mountain Treefrog)

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Wikipedia Abstract

Hyla eximia, the mountain treefrog, is a species of frog in the Hylidae family endemic to Mexico. Its natural habitats are mesquite grasslands, scrub forests, and pine-oak forests. It is a widely distributed species that faces no major threats. Hyla eximia is listed as the state amphibian of Arizona. As currently circumscribed, Hyla eximia does not occur in Arizona. Hyla wrightorum, which has previously been regarded as a synonym of Hyla eximia does occur in Arizona.
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EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 5.95
EDGE Score: 1.94


Diet [1]  Carnivore (Invertebrates)
Litter Size [1]  265
Litters / Year [1]  1
Nocturnal [1]  Yes
Snout to Vent Length [1]  2.205 inches (5.6 cm)


Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Reserva de la Biosfera El Cielo Biosphere Reserve 353161 Mexico  
Reserva de la Biosfera Sierra Gorda Biosphere Reserve VI 955579 Queretaro, Mexico  
Reserva de la Michilia Biosphere Reserve VI 23405 Durango, Mexico  

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Madrean Pine-Oak Woodlands Mexico, United States No
Mesoamerica Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama No

Emblem of



Parasitized by 
Megalodiscus americanus[2]

Range Map

External References


Attributes / relations provided by
1Oliveira, Brunno Freire; São-Pedro, Vinícius Avelar; Santos-Barrera, Georgina; Penone, Caterina; C. Costa, Gabriel. (2017) AmphiBIO, a global database for amphibian ecological traits. Sci. Data.
2Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 Wildfinder Database
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
Species taxanomy provided by GBIF Secretariat (2022). GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset accessed via on 2023-06-13; License: CC BY 4.0