Litoria gilleni
Centralian Tree Frog
family: Hylidae
subfamily: Pelodryadinae
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Least Concern (LC)
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None



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Distribution and Habitat

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Australia


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Mountain ranges and associated rivers and streams of central Australia. South-central Northern Territory (Mc Donnell Ranges) and north-central South Australia. The extent of occurrence of the species is approximately 7600 km2

Life History, Abundance, Activity, and Special Behaviors
Confined to rock gorges where there are permanent streams and waterholes or temporary water. Hide in cool spaces beneath boulders during the day. Breeding biology largely unknown.

Trends and Threats
No known declines and no known threats despite small extent of occurrence (<20,000km2).

None known.

Conservation Measures
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.

Written by J-M Hero et al. (m.hero AT, Griffith University
First submitted 2002-04-05
Edited by Ambika Sopory (2008-09-16)

Species Account Citation: AmphibiaWeb 2008 Litoria gilleni: Centralian Tree Frog <> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Sep 18, 2020.

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