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Orange Thighed Tree Frog

Orange thighed tree frog is a medium-sized, slender species of frog native to Australia. The species derived its name from its bright-orange thighs.

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

    Other Names Orange Thighed Frog
    Size Up to 5.5 cm (2.2 in)
    Color Green upper surface with bright-orange thighs and eyes; inner surface of the feet is bright yellow whereas the outer surface is green; a yellow band runs down the sides
    Distribution Northern Queensland (Australia)
    Habitat Dense rainforests
    Diet Insects
    Breeding Season Rainy season
    Mode of Reproduction Oviparous (egg laying)
    Clutch Size 800 – 1600 eggs
    IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern

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    Published on May 27th 2017 by under Frogs. Article was last reviewed on 30th September 2019.

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