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Agalychnis moreletii (Morelet's Treefrog)

Wikipedia Abstract

Morelet's tree frog (Agalychnis moreletii) is a species of tree frog of family Hylidae. It belongs to the leaf frog subfamily (Phyllomedusinae), and is found in Belize, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Mexico. They have also been called black-eyed leaf frog and popeye hyla. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical moist montane forests, freshwater marshes, and intermittent freshwater marshes. This frog is almost extinct due to habitat loss.
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EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 11.06
EDGE Score: 5.26


Adult Weight [1]  31 grams
Litter Size [1]  115
Litters / Year [1]  1
Nocturnal [1]  Yes
Snout to Vent Length [1]  3.346 inches (8.5 cm)


Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Chiquibul Forest Reserve VI 148670 Belize  
Columbia River Forest Reserve VI 149053 Belize  
Maya Multiple Use Area 1156412 Guatemala  

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Mesoamerica Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico, Nicaragua, Panama Yes

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Institution Infraspecies / Breed 
Houston Zoo, Inc.
North of England Zoological Society
Tree Walkers International

Range Map


Middle America;

External References



Attributes / relations provided by
1Oliveira, 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.
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
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Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License