Distribution and Habitat
Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Australia
South-eastern and south-western Queensland, throughout all of New South Wales and into
northern Victoria and south-eastern South Australia.
The extent of occurrence of the species is approximately 635400 km2
Life History, Abundance, Activity, and Special Behaviors
Varied habitats. Wet and dry forest, woodlands, shrublands and open areas. Along the coast
often in trees and shrubs among streamside vegetation. In inland regions often in low lying
areas adjacent to creeks, rivers and lagoons. Often found a long distance from water.
Males call from the ground or in vegetation near water in spring and summer. Eggs are laid in
Trends and Threats
No known declines and large extent of occurrence.
Development in south-eastern Queensland and central New South Wales. Clearing for farming.
None in place.
Barker, J., Grigg, G. C., and Tyler, M. J. (1995). A Field Guide to Australian Frogs. Surrey Beatty and Sons, New South Wales.
Cogger, H.G. (1992). Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia. Reed Books, New South Wales.
Hero, J.-M., Littlejohn, M., and Marantelli, G. (1991). Frogwatch Field Guide to Victorian Frogs. Department of Conservation and Environment, Victoria.
Written by J-M Hero et al. (m.hero AT mailbox.gu.edu.au), Griffith University
First submitted 2002-04-05
Edited by Ambika Sopory (2008-09-18)
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