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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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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This Australian endemic is confined to western Tasmania. The extent of occurrence of the species is approximately 23,300km2.

Habitat and Ecology

The species is restricted to montane areas, especially grassland, rainforests and sedge land. It is typically found near ponds and dams and is a 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.

Population

More information is needed.

Population Trend

Stable

Major Threats

Drainage of wetlands and ponds is a threat to this species.

Conservation Actions

Most of the species' habitat is within the Western Tasmanian World Heritage Area and other crown land.

Citation

Jean-Marc Hero, Peter Brown 2004. Litoria burrowsi. In: IUCN 2014

 

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