SEARCH THIS SITE

OzAnimals.com
Australian Wildlife

  Tasmanian Tree Frog (Litoria burrowsae)





Tasmanian Tree Frog | Litoria burrowsae photo
Tasmanian Tree Frog, (Litoria burrowsae), from Queenstown, Tasmania.

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



TASMANIAN TREE FROG FACTS

Description
The Tasmanian Tree Frog is the only tree-frog found only in Tasmania. It is green with brown markings and has warty skin

Size
5cm - 6cm

Habitat
ponds and dams in grasslands and forest

Breeding
breeds in spring and summer and attaches spawn to reeds or other submerged vegetation

Range
only found in the western half of Tasmania



Classification
Class:Amphibia
Order:Anura
Family:Hylidae
Genus:Litoria
Species:burrowsae
Common Name:Tasmanian Tree Frog

Relatives in same Genus
  Striped Burrowing Frog (L. alboguttata)
  Green and Golden Bell Frog (L. aurea)
  Mountain Stream Tree Frog (L. barringtonensis)
  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)
  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)