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Phyllomedusa sauvagii (Waxy tree frog)

Wikipedia Abstract

Phyllomedusa sauvagii, commonly known as the waxy monkey tree frog, waxy monkey frog or painted-bellied tree frog is a hylid frog belonging to the subfamily of South and Central American leaf frogs, Phyllomedusinae, that inhabits the Chaco of Argentina, Bolivia, Paraguay and Brazil. The subfamily consists of around 50 species in three well-known genera, Phyllomedusa, Agalychnis, and Pachymedusa. The vast majority of known species, including Phyllomedusa sauvagei, belong to the genus Phyllomedusa.
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EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 11.01
EDGE Score: 2.49


Adult Weight [1]  71.7 grams
Litter Size [1]  515
Litters / Year [1]  1
Nocturnal [1]  Yes
Snout to Vent Length [1]  3.803 inches (9.66 cm)


Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
El Rey National Park II 110298 Salta, Argentina
Río Pilcomayo National Park II 123699 Formosa, Argentina

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Cerrado Brazil No

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Range Map


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
Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License