Hyla savignyi

Hyla savignyi , Photo:  Augusta Stylianou Artist

Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Amphibia
Subclassis: Lissamphibia
Ordo: Anura
Subordo: Neobatrachia
Familia: Hylidae
Subfamilia: Hylinae
Tribus: Hylini
Genus: Hyla
Species: Hyla savignyi

Hyla savignyi , Photo:  Augusta Stylianou Artist

Name

Hyla savignyi Audouin, 1827

Type locality: "Western Syria".

Holotype: Not stated.

Synonyms

* Hyla savignyi Audouin, 1827
* Hyla arborea var. savignyi — Boulenger, 1882
* Hyla arborea savignyi — Nikolskii, 1913
* Hyla savignyi — Schneider and Nevo, 1972


References

* Audouin, 1827, Descript. Egypte, 1(4): 183, pl. 2, fig. 13.
* Schneider and Nevo, 1972, Zool. Jahrb., Allg. Zool. Physiol. Tiere, 76: 497-506.
* Frost, Darrel R. 2007. Amphibian Species of the World: an Online Reference. Version 5.1 (10 October, 2007). Electronic Database accessible at [1] American Museum of Natural History, New York, USA. Hyla savignyi . Accessed on 21 Apr 2008.
* 2007 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species IUCN link: Hyla savignyi (Least Concern) Downloaded on 21 April 2008.


Vernacular names
English: Savigny's Treefrog

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Hyla savignyi is a species of frog in the Hylidae family. It is found in Armenia, Azerbaijan, Cyprus, Egypt, Georgia, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Turkey, and Yemen. Its natural habitats are temperate shrubland, subtropical or tropical dry shrubland, Mediterranean-type shrubby vegetation, temperate grassland, subtropical or tropical dry lowland grassland, rivers, freshwater lakes, intermittent freshwater lakes, freshwater marshes, intermittent freshwater marches, freshwater springs, temperate desert, arable land, rural gardens, canals and ditches, and introduced vegetation. It is threatened by habitat loss.

Sources

* Kuzmin, S., Papenfuss, T., Disi, A., Degani, G., Tarkhnishvili, D., Tuniyev, B., Sparreboom, M., Ugurtas, I., Rastegar-Pouyani, N., Anderson, S., Sadek, R., Hraoui-Bloquet, S., Gasith, A., Elron, E., Gafny, S. & Gardner, A. 2004. Hyla savignyi. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 21 July 2007.
* IUCN Database "Global Amphibian Assessment" - Hyla savignyi (Status, distribution map, literature. Data posted May 2006) Downloaded on 26 February 2008.

STÖCK M., DUBEY S., KLÜTSCH C., LITVINCHUK S.N., SCHEIDT U., AND PERRIN N. (2008): Mitochondrial and nuclear phylogeny of circum-Mediterranean tree frogs from the Hyla arborea group. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 49: 1019-1024

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