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Amphibian Illustrations

Copes Gray Tree Frog, Amphibian, Watercolor


copes gray treefrog

Copes Gray Treefrog (Hyla chrysoscelis), watercolor

About the illustration:
Copes Gray Treefrog Drawing
Click to see preliminary illustration

Commissioned by: Wisconsin Sea Grant, University of Wisconsin-Madison

About Cope's Gray Treefrog:

A small tree frog, cope's gray treefrog is only about 1 1/4 to 2 inches long. It is nocturnal, descending from the trees to the ground at night in order to breed. It is found in the eastern and midwestern U.S. It is arboreal, living high in trees of hardwood and coniferous forests. It eats small insects. It's body can withstand partial freezing (down to about -4 to -5 degrees Celsius). The Cope's Grey Tree Frog is indistinguishable from the Grey Tree Frog (Hyla versicolor). It has bright orange coloring on its hind legs.

Taxonomy:
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata (having a spinal chord)
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura (frogs and toads)
Family: Hylidae (tree frogs)
Genus: Hyla
Species: H. versicolor

More information about Cope's Gray Treefrog:
Minnesota Departmnt of Natural Resources: Cope's gray treefrog
Wikipedia: Hyla chrysoscelis

More information about frozen frogs:
Nova: Ask the Expert


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