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Litoria burrowsi
Tasmanian Tree Frog
family: Hylidae
subfamily: Pelodryadinae
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Least Concern (LC)
CITES No CITES Listing
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

 

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Distribution and Habitat

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Australia

 

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Confined to central and southern Tasmania. The extent of occurrence of the species is approximately 23300 km2.

Life History, Abundance, Activity, and Special Behaviors
Restricted to montane areas, especially grassland, rainforests and sedgeland. Typically near ponds and dams. Spring and summer breeder. Spawn is attached to vegetation in static or slowly flowing water. Eggs hatch after 6 days and larvae are free-swimming.

Trends and Threats
No known declines and extent of occurrence > 20, 000km2.

Threats
None known.

Conservation Measures
None in place

Comments

References

Barker, J., Grigg, G. C., and Tyler, M. J. (1995). A Field Guide to Australian Frogs. Surrey Beatty and Sons, New South Wales.

Martin, A. A., and Littlejohn, M. J. (1982). Tasmanian Amphibians. University of Tasmania, Hobart.



Written by J-M Hero et al. (m.hero AT mailbox.gu.edu.au), Griffith University
First submitted 2002-04-05
Edited by Ambika Sopory (2008-09-16)

Species Account Citation: AmphibiaWeb 2008 Litoria burrowsi: Tasmanian Tree Frog <http://amphibiaweb.org/species/1227> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Oct 19, 2017.



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