This species is known only from four streams in boulder fields in northern Queensland, Australia, above 60m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
This species is found associated with rocky streams with large granite boulders and granite bedrock in rainforest and mesophyll vine forest with Melaleuca emergents. It is often seen sitting on rocks, vines and twigs adjacent to cascades and riffles. It shelters under rocks and vegetation. It breeds in summer with the onset of the wet season. Males can be heard calling in late November.
There is no information on the population status of this species, but it is believed to be stable.
There are no known major threats.
All populations are found within Cape Melville National Park. There is a need for close population monitoring of this species given its restricted range.
Jean-Marc Hero, Keith McDonald, Ross Alford, Michael Cunningham, Richard Retallick 2004. Litoria andiirrmalin. In: IUCN 2014