Sighting

Gary Kong 19 Sep 2013

Peron's Tree frog

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Sighted 13 Dec 2009
110 Finley Road, Eumundi QLD 4562, Australia

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Identifications

  • Gary Kong 19 September 2013
    Litoria peronii
    (species)
    Taxonomy: Animalia: Chordata: Amphibia: Anura: Hylidae: Litoria: peronii
    Common Names: Tree frogs, Peron's Tree Frog
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Notes

  • Gary Kong 19 September 2013
    Physical Description

    Up to 50mm long. Dark brown to grey. Changes colour quickly. Usually emerald green flecks on back and sides of body. The groin, armpits and hind side of the thigh have bold black and yellow marbling. Belly is white or cream.Skin is rough with warts or tubercles. Belly is granular. Iris is silver with a cross-shaped pupil. Fingers are half webbed and the toes almost fully webbed. Toe discs are large. (see Field guide to Frogs of Australia by Martyn Robinson or download the Frog Guide App which also has calls.)

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