Prince Charles stream tree frog

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Prince Charles stream tree frog
Hyloscirtus princecharlesi.jpg
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Hylidae
Genus: Hyloscirtus
Species: H. princecharlesi
Binomial name
Hyloscirtus princecharlesi
Coloma et al., 2012

The Prince Charles stream tree frog (Hyloscirtus princecharlesi) is a species of frog in the family Hylidae found in Ecuador.[1][2] It is considered an endangered species threatened by habitat loss, climate change, pathogens, and other hazards.[3][1]

In June 2012, the species was described as new to science by Luis A. Coloma et al. in the journal Zootaxa and named in honour of Prince Charles, recognising the Prince's work advocating rainforest conservation.[2][3][4]

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