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Hyla femoralis

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA AMPHIBIA ANURA HYLIDAE

Scientific Name: Hyla femoralis
Species Authority: Bosc, 1800

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Assessor(s): Geoffrey Hammerson
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson, Neil Cox and Bruce Young)
Justification:
Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This species' geographic range is from Atlantic and Gulf Coastal plains, United States, from southern Virginia to eastern Louisiana, south to southern Florida (Conant and Collins 1991).
Countries:
Native:
United States
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Population [top]

Population: It is common to abundant in many areas.
Population Trend: Stable

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It can be found in Pine flatwoods and savannahs and pine-turkey oak, usually near bogs or ponds. Occasionally it is found in hardwood forests and swamps. It is mostly arboreal, from low shrubs to high treetops. It hides under or in rotting logs, stumps, or snags during dry or cold weather. Eggs and larvae develop in flooded ditches and transient pools and ponds, occasionally in cypress swamps.
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): It is not threatened.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: No conservation measures are needed.

Citation: Geoffrey Hammerson 2004. Hyla femoralis. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 30 July 2014.
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