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Species profile—Litoria spaldingi (northern creek frog)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Amphibia (amphibians) → Hylidae (tree frogs) → Litoria spaldingi (northern creek frog)

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Amphibia (amphibians)
Family
Hylidae (tree frogs)
Scientific name
Litoria spaldingi (Hosmer, 1964)
Common name
northern creek frog
Type reference
Hosmer, W. (1964). A new frog of the genus Hyla from Northern Territory, Australia. American Museum Novitates, 2182, 1-7.
WildNet taxon ID
591
Synonym(s)
Litoria wotjulumensis
Hyla latopalmata watjulumensis
Litoria watjulumensis
Hyla wotjulumensis
Hyla spaldingi
Alternate name(s)
giant rocketfrog
large rocketfrog
Watjulum frog
Wotjulum frog
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
Least concern
Conservation significant
No
Wetland status
Wetland Indicator Species
Endemicity
Native
Pest status
Nil
Species environment
Aquatic & Terrestrial

Other resources

Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums (OZCAM)
Atlas of Living Australia

Data source

This profile data is sourced from the QLD Wildlife Data API using the Get species by ID function used under CC-By 4.0
https://apps.des.qld.gov.au/species/?op=getspeciesbyid&taxonid=591

This information is sourced from the WildNet database managed by the Queensland Department of Environment and Science.

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Licence
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)
Last updated
8 March 2022
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