Litoria gilleni
Centralian Tree Frog
family: Hylidae
subfamily: Pelodryadinae
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Least Concern (LC)
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 known from the mountain ranges and associated rivers and streams of central Australia in south-central Northern Territory (McDonnell Ranges). This region is very flat so the species is known only from low elevations. The extent of occurrence of the species is approximately 7,600km2

Habitat and Ecology

This species is confined to rock gorges where there are permanent streams and waterholes or temporary water. It hides in cool spaces beneath boulders during the day. The breeding biology is largely unknown.


It is a common species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

There are no known threats to the species.

Conservation Actions

The species' range overlaps a few protected areas.


Jean-Marc Hero, Paul Horner 2004. Litoria gilleni. In: IUCN 2014


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