AmphibiaWeb - Litoria adelaidensis
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Litoria adelaidensis
Slender Tree Frog
family: Hylidae
subfamily: Pelodryadinae
genus: Litoria
Taxonomic Notes: Following the Australian Society of Herpetology, AmphibiaWeb uses Litoria instead of Ranoidea or Dryopsophus (contrary to Dubois and Fretey 2016 and Duellman et al 2016).

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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Least Concern (LC)
CITES No CITES Listing
National Status None
Regional Status None

   

 

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Distribution and Habitat

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Australia

 

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Found in the Southwest region of Western Australia. From Port Gregory south and east to Bremer Bay and from Esperance to Mt Ragged. The extent of occurrence of the species is approximately 209100 km2.

Life History, Abundance, Activity, and Special Behaviors
Found in permanent swamps and lagoons. Frogs are usually found on the ground or among emergent vegetation at the water's edge. Static or slow-flowing water. Breeding occurs in spring. Males call from the water or adjacent soil and vegetation. Spawn is laid in a loose mass attached to submerged vegetation at the surface of the water.

Trends and Threats
No known declines and extent of occurrence > 20,000km2.

Threats
None known.

Conservation Measures
None in place.

References

Barker, J., Grigg, G. C., and Tyler, M. J. (1995). A Field Guide to Australian Frogs. Surrey Beatty and Sons, New South Wales.

Tyler, M.J., Smith, L.A., and Johnstone, R.E. (1994). Frogs of Western Australia. Western Australian Museum, Perth.



Originally submitted by: Jean-Marc Hero et. al. (first posted 2002-04-05)
Edited by: Ambika Sopory (2008-09-16)

Species Account Citation: AmphibiaWeb 2008 Litoria adelaidensis: Slender Tree Frog <https://amphibiaweb.org/species/1212> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Jul 3, 2022.



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