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Xenohyla truncata
Xenohyla Truncata-1
Common Name Izecksohn's Brazilian tree frog
Range Brazil
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Amphibia
Order Anura
Family Hylidae
Genus Xenohyla
Species Xenohyla truncata
Conservation Status
Near Threatened

Xenohyla truncata (common name: Izecksohn's Brazilian tree frog) is a species of frog in the Hylidae family. It is endemic to Brazil. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist shrubland and intermittent freshwater marshes. It is threatened by habitat loss. This frog is unique among amphibians in that it is the world's only fruit-eating frog. Fruit eating behavior is intrinsic, with fruit making up a significant percentage of the frogs' diets.