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White Lipped Tree Frog

White lipped tree frog is a species of tree frog found in Australia, New Guinea, the Bismarck Islands, and the Admiralty Islands. It is the largest tree frog in the world.

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

    Other Names Giant tree frog
    Size 11–14 cm (4.3–5.5 in)
    Color Bright green to brown upper surface with off-white underside; a distinctive white stripe runs along the lower lip extending to the shoulder
    Distribution Northern Queensland (Australia), New Guinea, Bismarck Islands, Admiralty Islands
    Habitat Rainforests, cultivated areas, around houses in coastal areas
    Diet Insects, other invertebrates
    Breeding Season Spring and summer
    Mode of Reproduction Oviparous (egg laying)
    Clutch Size 400 to 4000 eggs
    Average Lifespan More than 10 years
    IUCN Conservation Status Least Concern

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    Published on April 10th 2017 by under Frogs. Article was last reviewed on 30th September 2019.

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