This Australian endemic is known from the southwest corner of Western Australia, from the Murchison River southeast to Pallinup River. It also is found on Rottnest Island. The estimated altitudinal range of the species is from 0-600m asl.
Habitat and Ecology
This species is associated with permanent water-streams, swamps, lagoons, farm dams and ponds. It hides beneath bark, logs or other large objects. It is a spring breeder. Spawn clumps are laid as a large floating mass attached to vegetation.
It is a common species.
There are no known threats to this species' habitat. Chytrid fungus has been detected in this species.
Its range includes multiple protected areas in Western Australia.
Jean-Marc Hero, Dale Roberts 2004. Litoria moorei. In: IUCN 2014