genus Hyla

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Related to genus Hyla: Hylidae, Haliotis, Hylid
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Noun1.genus Hyla - the type genus of the Hylidaegenus Hyla - the type genus of the Hylidae; tree toads
amphibian genus - any genus of amphibians
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
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The genus Hyla has its toes terminated by small suckers; and I found this animal could crawl up a pane of glass, when placed absolutely perpendicular.