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  Green Stream Frog (Litoria phyllochroa)





Green Stream Frog | Litoria phyllochroa photo
Leaf Green Tree Frog

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



GREEN STREAM FROG FACTS

Description
The Green Stream Frog is light green to dark olive green to brown on the back. It has a pale golden stripe from the nostril through the eye and down the side, underlined by a dark brown stripe. The groin and inside thighs are reddish brown. The belly is white.

Other Names
Leaf Green Tree Frog

Size
4cm

Habitat
flowing streams in rainforest, woodland and wet or dry sclerophyll forest

Range
native to eastern Australia from the Queensland/New South Wales border south to Sydney.



Classification
Class:Amphibia
Order:Anura
Family:Hylidae
Genus:Litoria
Species:phyllochroa
Common Name:Green Stream 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)
  Blue Mountains Tree Frog (L. citropa)
  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)
  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)