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Litoria raniformis (Green And Gold Frog)

Wikipedia Abstract

The growling grass frog (Litoria raniformis), also commonly known as the southern bell frog, warty swamp frog and erroneously as the green frog is a species of ground-dwelling tree frog native to southeastern Australia, ranging from southern South Australia along the Murray River though Victoria to New South Wales, with populations through Tasmania. This species' common names vary between states; the name southern bell frog applies to New South Wales, growling grass frog in Victoria and South Australia, and green and gold frog in Tasmania. This species has been introduced to New Zealand.
View Wikipedia Record: Litoria raniformis

Endangered Species

Status: Endangered
View IUCN Record: Litoria raniformis

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 8.8
EDGE Score: 4.36


Adult Weight [1]  65.2 grams
Diet [1]  Carnivore (Invertebrates), Carnivore (Vertebrates)
Female Maturity [1]  2 years
Male Maturity [1]  2 years
Litter Size [1]  2,889
Litters / Year [1]  1
Maximum Longevity [1]  5 years
Snout to Vent Length [1]  3.543 inches (9 cm)


Protected Areas


Botaurus poiciloptilus (Australasian Bittern)[2]


Parasitized by 
Nyctotheroides raffae <Unverified Name>[3]
Protoopalina hylarum <Unverified Name>[3]
Protoopalina raffae <Unverified Name>[3]
Spironucleus elegans <Unverified Name>[3]

Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Range Map


External References



Attributes / relations provided by
1Oliveira, Brunno Freire; São-Pedro, Vinícius Avelar; Santos-Barrera, Georgina; Penone, Caterina; C. Costa, Gabriel. (2017) AmphiBIO, a global database for amphibian ecological traits. Sci. Data.
2del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.
3Species Interactions of Australia Database, Atlas of Living Australia, Version ala-csv-2012-11-19
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
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