AmphibiaWeb - Litoria burrowsae
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Litoria burrowsae
Tasmanian Tree Frog
family: Hylidae
subfamily: Pelodryadinae
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).
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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Confined to central and southern Tasmania. The extent of occurrence of the species is approximately 23300 km2.

Life History, Abundance, Activity, and Special Behaviors
Restricted to montane areas, especially grassland, rainforests and sedgeland. Typically near ponds and dams. Spring and summer breeder. Spawn is attached to vegetation in static or slowly flowing water. Eggs hatch after 6 days and larvae are free-swimming.

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

Threats
None known.

Conservation Measures
None in place

Comments

References

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

Martin, A. A., and Littlejohn, M. J. (1982). Tasmanian Amphibians. University of Tasmania, Hobart.



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 burrowsae: Tasmanian Tree Frog <https://amphibiaweb.org/species/1227> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Nov 29, 2021.



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