IUCN threat status:

Least Concern (LC)

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Tachycnemis seychellensis is a medium-sized tree-dwelling frog with females measuring to 76 mm and males to 51 mm. This frog has vertical pupils and a distinct, visible tympanum (Henkel and Schmidt 2000). Toepads are larger on the fingers and smaller on the toes (Henkel and Schmidt 2000). Coloration varies between populations: on the islands of Mah� and Praslin, males are brown and females are green, while both sexes are green on Silhouette and La Digue (Schioetz 2003). When the dorsal coloration is green, it is an intense green to greenish-yellow (Henkel and Schmidt 2000).

Tachycnemis seychellensis is the only treefrog known from the Seychelles Islands, out of six endemic frog species.


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