Preliminary Experiences with the Husbandry, Captive Breeding, and Development of the Hispaniolan Yellow Tree Frog, Osteopilus pulchrilineatus (Amphibia: Anura: Hylidae), with Ecological and Ethological Notes from the Wild

March 2014
Herpetological Review;2014, Vol. 45 Issue 1, p52
Academic Journal
The article discusses animal husbandry, breeding and development in the Osteopilus pulchrilineatus species of Hispaniolan Yellow Tree Frog (Hylidae). Topics discussed include use of a dorsal pattern consisting of three conspicuous yellow lines to distinguish the frog, the species listed as Endangered (EN) by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), and need to develop husbandry protocols and captive breeding programs for amphibians.


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