Sexual Size Dimorphism in Hyla savignyi Audouin, 1827 (Anura: Hylidae) from Kermanshah Province, Western Iran

Document Type : Research articles


Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Razi University, 6714967346 Kermanshah, Iran


We investigated sexual size dimorphism in the tree frog, Hyla savignyi using 33 males and 22 females from the western and northwestern regions of Kermanshah Province, western Iran. Out of sixteen measured morphometric characters, four were significantly larger in females than in males. These characters were nostril-eye length, brachium length, elbow-longest finger length and hind limb length.


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