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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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Written by J.-M. Hero et al. (m.hero AT mailbox.gu.edu.au), Griffith University
First submitted 2002-05-04
Edited by JG, Jean-Marc Hero (2008-09-18)
Species Account Citation: AmphibiaWeb 2008 Litoria watjulumensis: Watjulum Frog <http://amphibiaweb.org/species/1318> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Oct 21, 2020.
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