A Selection of Australian Amphibians

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Selection of Australian Frogs

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COMMON NAME (INTERNAL LINK)

SCIENTIFIC NAME (EXTERNAL LINK)

DISTRIBUTION

Brown Tree frog

Litoria ewingi

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

Bleating Tree Frog

Litoria dentata

East coast of southern Queensland and NSW

Bibron's Toadlet

Pseudophryne bibroni

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

Pobblebonk

Limnodynastes dumerili

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

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)

Australian Green Tree Frog
(Whites Tree Frog)

Ranoidea (was Litoria) caerulea

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

Magnificent Tree Frog

Ranoidea splendida

Found in the far north of WA and NT

*Stony Creek Frog

Ranoidea wilcoxii

East coast of Australia from Ingham, Queensland to Sydney NSW

Peron's Marsh Frog

Limnodynastes peronii

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

Cane Toad

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
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CI = Christmas Island

CKI = Cocos (Keeling) Island

NSW = New South Wales

NT = Northern Territory

Qld = Queensland

SA = South Australia

Tas = Tasmania

Vic = Victoria

WA = Western Australia

NI = Norfolk Island

LHI = Lord Howe Island

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

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Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia 7th Edition A Complete Guide to Reptiles of Australia 5th edition Edition

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