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Smilisca baudinii (Mexican Treefrog; Mexican Smilisca)


Wikipedia Abstract

The common Mexican tree frog, Smilisca baudinii, is a nocturnal species of tree frog whose native range extends from the Sonoran Desert and the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas south to Costa Rica. Common names include Mexican tree frog, Baudin's tree frog and Van Vliet’s frog. They are usually found within lightly forested areas near permanent sources of water.
View Wikipedia Record: Smilisca baudinii

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 6.16
EDGE Score: 1.97


Litter Size [1]  2,480
Litters / Year [2]  1
Maximum Longevity [1]  6 years
Nocturnal [2]  Yes
Snout to Vent Length [2]  3.543 inches (9 cm)


Protected Areas

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


Drymobius margaritiferus (margaritiferus)[3]
Leptodeira splendida (Splendid Cat-eyed Snake)[3]
Leptophis diplotropis (Pacific Coast Parrot Snake)[3]


Parasitized by 
Oswaldocruzia subauriculatus <Unverified Name>[4]
Polystoma naevius[4]
Rhabdias americanus[4]
Rhabdias sphaerocephala[4]

Range Map

External References

NatureServe Explorer


Attributes / relations provided by
1de Magalhaes, J. P., and Costa, J. (2009) A database of vertebrate longevity records and their relation to other life-history traits. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22(8):1770-1774
2Oliveira, 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.
3Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
4Gibson, 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