Litoria bicolor

Litoria bicolor

Litoria bicolor

(Northern Dwarf Tree Frog, Northern Sedgefrog)

FAMILY

Hylidae

Species

Litoria bicolor

Common name

Northern Dwarf Tree Frog, Northern Sedgefrog

Main colour

Light brown to green with bronze stripe

Body size

3 cm long

Location

Cairns, Townsville

Description

This small frog, commonly green and usually with a bronze stripe along the back, likes to sit in the axils of Pandanus leaves and on the upper surface of broad leaves. The upper lip is bordered by a narrow white line, undersurface varies from white to pale yellow to cream. Fingers have a trace of webbing but toes are webbed for up to three-quarters of their length.