Map tree frog

Boana geographicus

The map tree frog is a species of frog in the family Hylidae found in Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, and Venezuela. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests, subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, moist savanna, subtropical or tropical seasonally wet or flooded lowland grassland, rivers, freshwater lakes, intermittent freshwater lakes, freshwater marshes, plantations, rural gardens, heavily degraded former forests, ponds, and aquaculture ponds. It was previously known as ''Hyla geographica''. The name comes form the supposedly map-like patterns on its belly.
The black tadpoles congregate in dense clusters in ponds or other calm waters.
Status: Least concern
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Taxonomy
KingdomAnimalia
DivisionChordata
ClassAmphibia
OrderAnura
FamilyHylidae
GenusBoana
SpeciesB. geographicus
Photographed in
Colombia