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Population estimates of Hyla cinerea (Schneider) (Green Tree frog) in an urban environment

Southeastern Naturalist

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DOI: 10.1656/1528-7092(2007)6[203:PEOHCS]2.0.CO;2

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Abstract

Hyla cinerea (Green Treefrog) is a common wetlands species in the southeastern US. To better understand its population dynamics, we followed a relatively isolated population of Green Treefrogs from June 2004 through October 2004 at a federal office complex in Lafayette, LA. Weekly, Green Treefrogs were caught, measured, marked with VIE tags, and released. The data were used to estimate population size. The time frame was split into two periods: before and after August 17, 2004. Before August 17, 2004, the average estimated population size was 143, and after August 24, 2005, this value jumped to 446, an increase possibly due to tadpoles metamorphosing into adults.

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Publication type:
Article
Publication Subtype:
Journal Article
Title:
Population estimates of Hyla cinerea (Schneider) (Green Tree frog) in an urban environment
Series title:
Southeastern Naturalist
DOI:
10.1656/1528-7092(2007)6[203:PEOHCS]2.0.CO;2
Volume
6
Issue:
2
Year Published:
2007
Language:
English
Larger Work Type:
Article
Larger Work Subtype:
Journal Article
Larger Work Title:
Southeastern Naturalist
First page:
203
Last page:
216
Number of Pages:
14