Distribution and Habitat
Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Australia
All along the coast of Queensland and into north-eastern New South Wales then west of the
Great Dividing Range into southern New South Wales.
The extent of occurrence of the species is approximately 598700 km2.
Life History, Abundance, Activity, and Special Behaviors
Variety of habitats along the edges of permanent streams, dams, swamps and other areas of
static water including roadside depressions. Must be cover in the form of grass and other dense
Breeding commences about October and continues until May. Males call from hidden sites in
vegetation on banks and eggs are deposited in a large foam nest attached to emergent
Trends and Threats
No known declines and large extent of occurrence.
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.
Davies, M. (1992). ''Early development of Limnodynastes terraereginae and L. fletcheri (Anura: Leptodactylidae: Limnodynastinae).'' Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia, 116(4), 117-122.
Martin, A.A. (1972). ''Studies in Australian amphibia III. The Limnodynastes dorsalis complex (Anura: Leptodactylidae).'' Australian Journal of Zoology, 20, 165-211.
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 (2008-09-16)
Species Account Citation: AmphibiaWeb 2008 Limnodynastes terraereginae: Northern Bullfrog <http://amphibiaweb.org/species/3514> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Sep 25, 2018.
Feedback or comments about this page.
Citation: AmphibiaWeb. 2018. <http://amphibiaweb.org> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed 25 Sep 2018.
AmphibiaWeb's policy on data use.