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Canelos tree frog
Scientific classification
  • Hyla appendiculata (Boulenger, 1882)
  • Hyla punctatissima appendiculata (Parker, 1933)
  • Boana appendiculata (Caminer and Ron, 2020)

The Canelos tree frog (Boana appendiculata) is a frog that lives in Brazil, Ecuador, and Colombia. Scientists have seen it between 14 and 1050 meters above sea level.

The adult male frog is 3.9 to 5.2 cm long from nose to rear end. The adult female frog is 5.4 to 7.3 cm long. It has skin the color of coffee on its back. It has a yellow or orange belly.

This frog lives in forests with different kinds of plants growing in it and streams with fast-moving water.

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