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  Blue Mountains Tree Frog (Litoria citropa)





Blue Mountains Tree Frog | Litoria citropa photo
A Blue Mountains Tree Frog showing a mostly brown colour.

Image by Grant Webster - GNU Free Documentation License.    (view image details)



FROG FACTS

Description
The Blue Mountains Tree Frog is brown above with some darker flecks. It has a dark stripe from the nostril to the groin, with a lighter golden stripe above the dark stripe. The sides of the head and body and the legs are green. The amount of green varies from almost none to almost all green forms. The inside of the legs and groin are bright orange red. The underside is white.

Size
6cm

Habitat
rocky streams in woodland and eucalypt forest. Found in highland areas, including the Blue Mountains

Range
eastern coastal and highland Australia, from just south of Newcastle New South Wales to eastern Victoria



Classification
Class:Amphibia
Order:Anura
Family:Hylidae
Genus:Litoria
Species:citropa
Common Name:Blue Mountains Tree Frog

Relatives in same Genus
  Striped Burrowing Frog (L. alboguttata)
  Green and Golden Bell Frog (L. aurea)
  Mountain Stream Tree Frog (L. barringtonensis)
  Tasmanian Tree Frog (L. burrowsae)
  Green Tree Frog (L. caerulea)
  Red-eyed Tree Frog (L. chloris)
  Bleating Tree Frog (L. dentata)
  Southern Brown Tree Frog (L. ewingi)
  Eastern Dwarf Tree Frog (L. fallax)
  Freycinet's Frog (L. freycineti)
  Dainty Tree Frog (L. gracilenta)
  Giant Tree Frog (L. infrafrenata)
  Jervis Bay Tree Frog (L. jervisiensis)
  Broad-palmed Frog (L. latopalmata)
  Lesueur's Tree Frog (L. lesueuri)
  Littlejohn's Tree Frog (L. littlejohni)
  Rocket Frog (L. nasuta)
  Leaf Green Tree Frog (L. nudidigita)
  Pearson's Tree Frog (L. pearsoniana)
  Peron's Tree Frog (L. peroni)
  Green Stream Frog (L. phyllochroa)
  Growling Grass Frog (L. raniformis)
  Whirring Tree Frog (L. revelata)
  Magnificent Tree Frog (L. splendida)
  Laughing Treefrog (L. tyleri)
  Verreaux's Tree Frog (L. verreauxi)
  Stoney Creek Frog (L. wilcoxi)