AmphibiaWeb - Litoria peronii
Litoria peronii
Peron's Tree 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).

© 2002 Nathan Litjens (1 of 12)

  hear call (39.3K WAV file)

[call details here]

Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN Red List Status Account Least Concern (LC)
National Status None
Regional Status None



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View Bd and Bsal data (15 records).

Distribution and Habitat

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Australia


View distribution map in BerkeleyMapper.
View Bd and Bsal data (15 records).
South-eastern and south-western Queensland, throughout all of New South Wales and into northern Victoria and south-eastern South Australia. The extent of occurrence of the species is approximately 635400 km2

Life History, Abundance, Activity, and Special Behaviors
Varied habitats. Wet and dry forest, woodlands, shrublands and open areas. Along the coast often in trees and shrubs among streamside vegetation. In inland regions often in low lying areas adjacent to creeks, rivers and lagoons. Often found a long distance from water. Males call from the ground or in vegetation near water in spring and summer. Eggs are laid in still water.

Trends and Threats
No known declines and large extent of occurrence.

Development in south-eastern Queensland and central New South Wales. Clearing for farming.

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.

Hero, J.-M., Littlejohn, M., and Marantelli, G. (1991). Frogwatch Field Guide to Victorian Frogs. Department of Conservation and Environment, Victoria.

Originally submitted by: Jean-Marc Hero et. al. (first posted 2002-04-05)
Edited by: Ambika Sopory (2008-09-18)

Species Account Citation: AmphibiaWeb 2008 Litoria peronii: Peron's Tree Frog <> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Aug 18, 2022.

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