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Brief Summary

    Broad-palmed frog: Brief Summary
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    The broad-palmed frog (Litoria latopalmata) is an Australian ground-dwelling tree frog. It is native to much of eastern Australia. They can be found from mid-Queensland to south of Sydney. It is associated with the coast and inland, and is distributed as far west in New South Wales to the SA border.

Comprehensive Description

Distribution

    Distribution and Habitat
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    Coast and interior of eastern Australia. From central Queensland to central New South Wales.The extent of occurrence of the species is approximately 1542000 km2

Trends

    Life History, Abundance, Activity, and Special Behaviors
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    Open forest or woodland or coastal and riverine floodplains. Often found near permanent or semi-permanent pools and billabongs. At night they can be found foraging in leaf litter.Breeding begins in spring when rain coincides with high temperatures, and continues to the end of summer. Males call from the edges of ponds or damp areas nearby. Eggs are laid in loose clumps amongst vegetation in shallow water. Tadpoles are free-swimming and development takes 50-90 days.

Threats

    Life History, Abundance, Activity, and Special Behaviors
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    No known declines and large extent of occurrence.

    Threats
    Development on the coast of southeastern Queensland and loss of habitat from wood chipping.

    Conservation Measures
    None in place.