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Hyla gratiosa (Barking Treefrog)

Wikipedia Abstract

The barking tree frog (Hyla gratiosa) is a species of tree frog endemic to the southeastern United States.
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EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 7.14
EDGE Score: 2.1


Female Maturity [2]  1 year
Male Maturity [2]  1 year
Diet [1]  Carnivore
Arboreal [1]  Yes
Hibernates [1]  Yes
Litter Size [3]  2,250
Litters / Year [2]  1
Maximum Longevity [3]  13 years
Nocturnal [1]  Yes
Snout to Vent Length [2]  2.8 inches (7 cm)
Water Biome [1]  Lakes and Ponds, Rivers and Streams


Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Appalachian mixed mesophytic forests United States Nearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Appalachian-Blue Ridge forests United States Nearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Central U.S. hardwood forests United States Nearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Everglades United States Neotropic Flooded Grasslands and Savannas
Florida sand pine scrub United States Nearctic Temperate Coniferous Forests
Middle Atlantic coastal forests United States Nearctic Temperate Coniferous Forests
South Florida rocklands United States Neotropic Tropical and Subtropical Moist Broadleaf Forests
Southeastern conifer forests United States Nearctic Temperate Coniferous Forests
Southeastern mixed forests United States Nearctic Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Big Cypress National Preserve V 732120 Florida, United States
Canaveral National Seashore II 9090 Florida, United States
Carolinian-South Atlantic Biosphere Reserve 310228 North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, United States      
Central Gulf Coastal Plain Biosphere Reserve 40530 United States  
Colonial National Historic Park National Historical Park V 9316 Virginia, United States
Congaree Swamp National Park II 6095 South Carolina, United States
Cumberland Island National Seashore II 20629 Georgia, United States
Fort Matanzas National Monument III 269 Florida, United States
Horseshoe Bend National Military Park V 1926 Alabama, United States
New Jersey Pinelands Biosphere Reserve   New Jersey, United States  
Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge IV 38256 Florida, United States
South Atlantic Coastal Plain Biosphere Reserve 20317 South Carolina, United States  
Tennessee River Gorge   Tennessee, United States

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Brevard Zoo
Central Florida Zoological Park
Chicago Zoological Park
Jacksonville Zoo and Gardens
Montgomery Zoo
Nat'l Mississippi River Museum & Aquar
National Aquarium in Baltimore Inc
North Carolina Zoological Park
Riverbanks Zoo and Garden
Tampa's Lowry Park Zoo
Tennessee Aquarium
Tulsa Zoo & Living Museum
Turtle Back Zoo
Virginia Aquarium&Marine Science Ctr
Virginia Living Museum

Range Map

North America;



Attributes / relations provided by
1Myers, P., R. Espinosa, C. S. Parr, T. Jones, G. S. Hammond, and T. A. Dewey. 2006. The Animal Diversity Web (online). Accessed February 01, 2010 at
2Oliveira, Brunno Freire; São-Pedro, Vinícius Avelar; Santos-Barrera, Georgina; Penone, Caterina; C. Costa, Gabriel. (2017) AmphiBIO, a global database for amphibian ecological traits. Sci. Data.
3de Magalhaes, J. P., and Costa, J. (2009) A database of vertebrate longevity records and their relation to other life-history traits. Journal of Evolutionary Biology 22(8):1770-1774
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
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Weather provided by NOAA METAR Data Access