Litoria rothii

Litoria rothii

Litoria rothii

(Northern Laughing Frog)

FAMILY

Hylidae

Species

Litoria rothii

Common name(s)

Northern Laughing Frog, Roth’s Tree Frog

Main colour

Grey

Body size

6 cm

Campus

Cairns, Townsville

Description

This frog has a whitish body which is mottled with small iridescent green spots, belly is off-white. A distinctive feature is the yellow and black patterning on the hidden part of the thigh. The colour of any one individual can vary with the time of day. Fingers are half webbed, toes are nearly completely webbed. Some individuals may appear ‘putty-coloured’ as in the photographs below.

Other Images

Images of L. rothii (putty coloured variant)