A SELECTION OF AUSTRALIAN AMPHIBIANS

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Selection of Australian Frogs

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Reptiles of the World

A Selection of
AUSTRALIAN FROGS AND TOADS


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COMMON NAME (INTERNAL LINK)

SCIENTIFIC NAME (EXTERNAL LINK)

DISTRIBUTION

Slender Frog
or Northern Whistling Frog

Austrochaperina gracilipes

Northern tip of the Cape York region, and just north of Cooktown, Qld

Common Eastern Froglet

Crinia signifera

Southeastern South Australia, Victoria, eastern New South Wales, Tasmania and southeastern Queensland,

Giant Burrowing Frog

Heleioporus australiacus

South-eastern coast of Australia (NSW,Vic)

Eastern Banjo Frog
or Pobblebonk

Limnodynastes dumerili

Southeastern South Australia, Victoria, eastern New South Wales, Tasmania and southeastern Queensland

Striped or Peron's Marsh Frog

Limnodynastes peronii

Eastern NSW and Queensland, Southern Victoria and the South-east of South Australia

Spotted Marsh Frog

Limnodynastes tasmaniensis

NSW, Victoria, Canberra, eastern South Australia, eastern Tasmania, and the southeastern half of Queensland

Northern Banjo Frog or Scarlet-sided Pobblebonk

Limnodynastes terraereginae

Eastern Queensland and northeastern New South Wales, Australia.

*Slender Bleating Tree Frog

Litoria balatus (Split from Litoria dentata)

East coast of Southern Queensland

Brown Tree Frog

Litoria ewingi

Southeastern South Australia, Victoria, eastern New South Wales, and Tasmania

Peron's Tree Frog

Litoria peronii

Southeastern South Australia, parts of Victoria, eastern New South Wales, and south-eastern Qld

Roth's Tree Frog
or Northern Laughing Tree Frog

Litoria rothi

Northern WA and the Top End of the NT, east to the Cape York region and then south to near Brisbane, QLD

Desert Tree Frog
(Red Tree Frog
or Ruddy Treefrog)

Litoria rubella

Northern WA and the Top End of the NT, east to the Cape York region and then south to near Brisbane, QLD

Painted Burrowing Frog

Neobatrachus pictus

Found in the southwest of NSW, western VIC, and southeast of SA.

White-lipped Tree Frog

Nyctimystes infrafrenatus
(was ‎Litoria infrafrenata)

Queensland, Australia
New Guinea, Indonesia,
(introduced into Java)

Great Barred Frog

Mixophyes fasciolatus

Coastal regions of central and northern New South Wales and Southern Queensland

Giant Barred Frog

Mixophyes iteratus

Coastal regions of northern New South Wales and Southern Queensland

Ornate Burrowing Frog

Platyplectrum ornatum

Northern and eastern Australia, NT, Qld, NSW

Red-crowned Toadlet

Pseudophryne australis

Sydney region and surrounding areas

Bibron's Toadlet

Pseudophryne bibronii

Southeastern South Australia, Victoria, eastern New South Wales and southeastern Queensland

Green and Golden Bell Frog

Ranoidea aurea

Australia (NSW,Vic)
(Introduced into New Zealand, New Caledonia and New Hebrides)

Australian Green Tree Frog
or Whites Tree Frog

Ranoidea (was Litoria) caerulea or Pelodryas caeruleus

Australia and New Guinea,
(feral populations occur in the USA and possibly in New Zealand)

Australian Red-eyed Tree Frog

Ranoidea (was Litoria) chloris

Coastal regions of Southeastern Qld and Northeastern NSW

Growling Green-eyed Tree Frog
or Fringed Tree Frog

Ranoidea eucnemis

The ranges on the eastern and western sides of the Cape York Peninsula, in QLD

Magnificent Tree Frog

Ranoidea splendida

Found in the far north of WA and NT

Warty Bell Frog

Ranoidea raniformis

Southeastern SA, through Victoria and into NSW, Tasmania (Introduced into New Zealand)

Stony Creek Frog

Ranoidea wilcoxii

East coast of Australia from Ingham, Queensland to Sydney NSW

Cane Toad
(INTRODUCED)

Rhinella marina (was Bufo marinus)

South and mainland Middle America, Introduced into many countries.
In Australia, it is found in the northern WA and NT, as well as northern and eastern Queensland, extending into north-eastern NSW

DISTRIBUTION KEY
Click on the links below for more information

CKI = Cocos (Keeling) Island

NSW = New South Wales

Qld = Queensland

Tas = Tasmania

Vic = Victoria

ACT = Australian Capital Territory
(Canberra region only - excludes Jervis Bay Territory)


LINKS OF INTEREST

Click here for more information about Australian Amphibians

Alcoa Frogwatch WA

Western Australian Museum


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