White Lipped Tree Frog

White Lipped Tree Frog

Scientific Name – Litoria infrafrenata

Classification – Hylidae

Baby Name – Tadpole, polliwog, froglet

Collective Noun – Army, colony

Average Length – 11–14 cm (4.3–5.5 in)

Life Expectancy – More than 10 years

Breeding Season – Spring and summer

Incubation Period – Not known

Special Features – Possess partially webbed hands whereas toes are completely webbed

Family Unit – Solitary creature except during the breeding season

Geographical Distribution – Northern Queensland, New Guinea, Bismarck Islands, Admiralty Islands

World Population – Stable

Conservation Status – Least Concern

Natural Habitat – Low-lying coastal areas, closed forests, heathland swamps, teatree swamps, dry sclerophyll forests, mangroves, urban gardens, parks

Diet – Insects, other invertebrates

Predators – Not known