|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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Distribution and Habitat
Life History, Abundance, Activity, and Special Behaviors
Breeds in spring and summer. Males call in open areas close to water. Spawn is laid in floating clumps of 30 -200 eggs in temporary pools with sandy or gravel substrate. Development takes 8 weeks.
Trends and Threats
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Tyler, M.J., Crook, G.A., and Davies, M. (1983). ''Reproductive biology of the frogs of the Magela Creek System, Northern Territory.'' Records of the South Australian Museum, 18, 415-440.
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 2002-05-04)
Edited by: JG, Jean-Marc Hero (2008-09-18)
Species Account Citation: AmphibiaWeb 2008 Litoria watjulumensis: Watjulum Frog <https://amphibiaweb.org/species/1318> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Aug 16, 2022.
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