Litoria electrica
Buzzing Tree Frog
family: Hylidae
subfamily: Pelodryadinae

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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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Central and north-western Queensland. The extent of occurrence of the species is approximately 104800 km2

Life History, Abundance, Activity, and Special Behaviors
Found in a wide range of situations. Usually around the periphery of semi-permanent swamps and temporary waterholes in eucalypt woodland. Also found within buildings. Calling has been recorded in December after summer rains cause flooding in swamps.

Trends and Threats
No known declines and 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.

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 electrica: Buzzing Tree Frog <> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Mar 23, 2018.

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