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.
More information is needed.
Drainage of wetlands and ponds is a threat to this species.
Most of the species' habitat is within the Western Tasmanian World Heritage Area and other crown land.
Jean-Marc Hero, Peter Brown 2004. Litoria burrowsi. In: IUCN 2014