Seychelles treefrog

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Seychelle Islands treefrog
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Hyperoliidae
Genus: Tachycnemis
Fitzinger, 1843
Species: T. seychellensis
Binomial name
Tachycnemis seychellensis
(Duméril & Bibron, 1841)

The Seychelle Islands treefrog or Seychelles treefrog (Tachycnemis seychellensis) is a species of frog in the family Hyperoliidae. It is endemic to Seychelles. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, rivers, swamps, freshwater marshes, intermittent freshwater marshes, plantations, rural gardens, heavily degraded former forest, and irrigated land.

T. seychellensis is the only species in the genus Tachycnemis.


  1. ^ IUCN SSC Amphibian Specialist Group (2013). Tachycnemis seychellensis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2013. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2013-2.RLTS.T21283A18367626.en