Myersiohyla is a genus of frog
Frogs are amphibians in the order Anura , formerly referred to as Salientia . Most frogs are characterized by a short body, webbed digits , protruding eyes and the absence of a tail...

s in the Hylidae family. This genus was erected in 2005 following a major revision of the Hylidae family The four species were previously placed in the Hyla
The genus Hyla is one of approximately 38 genera in the New World family of tree frogs . The word Hyla translates to "tree," and tree frogs are indeed arboreal...



Binomial name and Author Myersiohyla aromatica
Myersiohyla inparquesi
Myersiohyla loveridgei Kanaima Treefrog
Myersiohyla kanaima
Myersiohyla kanaima
Myersiohyla kanaima is a species of frog in the Hylidae family.It is found in Guyana, possibly Brazil, and possibly Venezuela.Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical moist montanes, and rivers....

Loveridge's Treefrog

External links

. 2007. Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 5.1 (10 October, 2007). Myersiohyla. Electronic Database accessible at American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA. (Accessed: 1 March 2009).
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