AMPHIBIAWEB
Litoria chloris
Red-eyed Tree Frog
family: Hylidae
subfamily: Pelodryadinae

© 2002 Jean-Marc Hero (1 of 18)
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Least Concern (LC)
CITES No CITES Listing
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

 

View distribution map using BerkeleyMapper.

   

From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This species has a scattered distribution along the Queensland and New South Wales coastline, from Prosperine in the north to mid-eastern New South Wales. The extent of occurrence of the species is approximately 220,000km2.

Habitat and Ecology

Usually associated with rainforest or wet sclerophyll forest. It spends much of its life high in the trees and is usually only seen in association with heavy rain when it descends to breed. Breeding is in spring and summer (October-February) after heavy rain when they congregate around flooded roadside ditches and dams in or near wet forest or along rainforest streams. Calling, amplexus and oviposition occurs in permanent and semi-permanent shallow pools in or beside streams, eggs are laid singly or in small clumps entangled in vegetation. Larvae are free swimming.

Population

More information is needed.

Population Trend

Stable

Major Threats

Habitat loss is a threat to some populations. Chytridiomycosis might be a future threat to the species.

Conservation Actions

Its range includes several protected areas and its habitat is protected where it occurs in rainforests.

Citation

Jean-Marc Hero, Ed Meyer, John Clarke 2004. Litoria chloris. In: IUCN 2014

 

IUCN Terms of Use