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

Blue-sided leaf frog, Agalychnis annae (Duellman, 1963)
Red-eyed tree frog, Agalychnis callidryas (Cope, 1862)
Pink-sided leaf frog, Agalychnis litodryas (Duellman and Trueb, 1967)
Morelet's tree frog, Agalychnis moreletii (Duméril, 1853)
Misfit leaf frog, Agalychnis saltator (Taylor, 1955)
Gliding leaf frog, Agalychnis spurrelli (Boulenger, 1913)

External links[edit]

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