tree-frog


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Noun1.tree-frog - arboreal amphibians usually having adhesive disks at the tip of each toetree-frog - arboreal amphibians usually having adhesive disks at the tip of each toe; of southeast Asia and Australia and America
anuran, batrachian, frog, salientian, toad, toad frog - any of various tailless stout-bodied amphibians with long hind limbs for leaping; semiaquatic and terrestrial species
family Hylidae, Hylidae - the amphibian family of tree frogs
Hyla crucifer, spring peeper - a small brown tree toad having a shrill call heard near wetlands of eastern United States and Canada in early spring
Hyla regilla, Pacific tree toad - the most commonly heard frog on the Pacific coast of America
canyon treefrog, Hyla arenicolor - a small chiefly ground dweller that stays within easy jumping distance of water; of United States southwest and northern Mexico
chameleon tree frog - a form of tree toad
cricket frog - either of two frogs with a clicking call
chorus frog - any of several small North American frogs having a loud call
lowland burrowing treefrog, northern casque-headed frog, Pternohyla fodiens - terrestrial burrowing nocturnal frog of grassy terrain and scrub forests having very hard upper surface of head; of the United States southwest
2.tree-frog - any of various Old World arboreal frogs distinguished from true frogs by adhesive suckers on the toestree-frog - any of various Old World arboreal frogs distinguished from true frogs by adhesive suckers on the toes
anuran, batrachian, frog, salientian, toad, toad frog - any of various tailless stout-bodied amphibians with long hind limbs for leaping; semiaquatic and terrestrial species
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The tree-frog family Rhacophoridae is a major group contributing to the high species richness and reproductive diversity among vertebrates of Sundaland.
Three Caribbean tree-frog species are appearing in Hawaiian greenhouses and nurseries on imported plants.