Litoria peronii
Peron's Tree Frog
family: Hylidae
subfamily: Pelodryadinae

© 2002 Nathan Litjens (1 of 12)

  hear call (39.3K WAV file)

[call details here]

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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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.

Written by J-M Hero et al. (m.hero AT, Griffith University
First submitted 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 Oct 23, 2020.

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