Litoria moorei
Western Green and Golden Bell 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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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.

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.

Tyler, M.J., Smith, L.A., and Johnstone, R.E. (1994). Frogs of Western Australia. Western Australian Museum, Perth.

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 moorei: Western Green and Golden Bell Frog <> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Oct 21, 2020.

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