AmphibiaWeb - Litoria moorei
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Litoria moorei (Copland, 1957)
Western Green and Golden Bell 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).
Litoria moorei
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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN Red List Status Account 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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Southwest corner of Western Australia. From the Murchison River south-east to Pallinup River. Also on Rottnest Island. The extent of occurrence of the species is approximately 152700 km2

Life History, Abundance, Activity, and Special Behaviors
Associated with permanent water - streams, swamps, lagoons, farm dams and ponds. Hides beneath bark, logs or other large objects. Spring breeder. Spawn clumps are laid as a large floating mass attached to vegetation.

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.

Cogger, H.G. (1992). Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia. Reed Books, 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 moorei: Western Green and Golden Bell Frog <https://amphibiaweb.org/species/1277> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Jul 21, 2024.



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