Green tree frog (species: Litoria caerulea) in ALA: Lizard Island (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Litoria caerulea
Green tree frog

©Beth Bull: Litoria caerulea at Lizard Island.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Amphibia
Order Anura
Family Hylidae
Genus Litoria
Species Litoria caerulea
Status least concern



Distinguishing features

A bright green tree frog with a paler belly and lacking a conspicuous white stripe on the lower lip.

This species is sometimes recorded as Ranoidea caerulea.

This is one of only two frog species found at Lizard Island. The other, Litoria infrafrenata, grows larger and has a distinct white stripe along the lower lip.


  • Up to 11 cm (length)



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