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Yellow Spotted Tree Frog

Yellow spotted tree frog is a species of frog occurring only in southeastern Australia.



    Kingdom Animalia
    Phylum Chordata
    Class Amphibia
    Order Anura
    Family Hylidae
    Genus Litoria
    Scientific Name Litoria castanea


    Other Names New England swamp frog, tablelands bell frog or yellow-spotted bell frog
    Size Around 9 cm
    Color Pale green overall color with yellow to cream markings on the thighs
    Distribution Southeastern Australia
    Habitat Permanent ponds, lagoons, farm dams, swamps, still backwaters of rivers usually with presence of tall reeds, slow moving streams with overhanging grassy banks
    Mode of Reproduction Oviparous (egg laying)
    Reproductive Age 3 years of age
    Average Lifespan Around 6 years
    IUCN Conservation Status Critically Endangered

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    Published on June 16th 2017 by under Frogs. Article was last reviewed on 12th June 2017.

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