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In this article, you’ll learn the basic red – eyed tree frog information.

Scientific Name: Agalychnis callidryas

Kingdom: Animalia

Phylum: Chordata

Class: Amphibia

Order: Anura

Family: Hylidae

Genus: Agalychnis

Species: A. callidryas

Regions of Origin: Southern Mexico, Central America, northern South America, including southern Veracruz, Oaxaca in Mexico, central and eastern Panama, northern Colombia, southwestern Nicaragua, and southwestern Costa Rica

Primary Habitat: Near rivers and ponds in rainforests, humid and tropical lowlands

Description: The red – eyed tree frog body is primarily a vibrant green color, with yellow and blue vertical stripes; it has webbed feet and toes which are orange/red.  As per its name, it has red eyes with vertical narrow pupils.

Primary Behavioral Characteristics: Nocturnal, communal frogs, arboreal, and carnivorous

Health Conditions: Oodinium, Red Leg Disease, Metabolic Bone Disease, Chytrid Fungus

Lifespan: average of 5 years, but may live longer

Stay tuned for more posts where we will delve more about the basic red – eyed tree frog information.

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