Hyla savignyi

Common name: the Middle East Tree Frog

Conservation status: Least Concern

Distribution: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Cyprus, Egypt, Georgia, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Turkey, Yemen

Size: up to 45 mm

Description: this species can change its upperside color to match its environment from green on vegetation to dark brown on the ground. Underside is whitish. Dark stripe on the flanks from the snout to the base of the hind legs.

Habitat: areas with permanent or semi permanent water sources with good surrounding vegetation

Activity: nocturnal

Diet: various invertebrates

Reproduction: eggs are attached to submerged vegetation or drift in the water

Photo gallery:

Hyla savignyi in amplexus with Salamandra infraimmaculata

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