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Agalychnis callidryas.jpg
Red-eyed tree frog (Agalychnis callidryas)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Lissamphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Hylidae
Subfamily: Phyllomedusinae
Genus: Agalychnis
Cope, 1864

Agalychnis is a genus of tree frogs native to forests in Mexico, Central America and northwestern South America.


Eight species were placed within the genus Agalychnis, but a recent major revision of the family Hylidae [1] moved two species to the newly created genus Cruziohyla, leaving six species in this genus:

Image Scientific name Common name Distribution
Agalychnis annae (Duellman, 1963) Blue-sided leaf frog Costa Rica and Panama.
Red eyed tree frog edit2.jpg Agalychnis callidryas (Cope, 1862) Red-eyed tree frog Mexico, through Central America, to Colombia.
Agalychnis litodryas01.jpg Agalychnis litodryas (Duellman and Trueb, 1967) Pink-sided leaf frog Ecuador, Panama, and possibly Colombia
Agalychnis moreletii03.jpg Agalychnis moreletii (Duméril, 1853) Morelet's tree frog Belize, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Mexico
Misfit leaf frog.jpg Agalychnis saltator (Taylor, 1955) Misfit leaf frog northeastern Honduras through Nicaragua to east-central Costa Rica
Agalychnis spurrelli (Boulenger, 1913) Gliding leaf frog Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, and Panama

External links[edit]

Data related to Agalychnis at Wikispecies Media related to Agalychnis at Wikimedia Commons