Litoria ewingii (TBC)

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Unidentified at Tura Beach, NSW - 24 Mar 2017
Unidentified at Tura Beach, NSW - 24 Mar 2017
Unidentified at Tura Beach, NSW - 24 Mar 2017

Identification history

Frog Litoria ewingii 25 Mar 2017 LizAllenBulk Reporter - LizAllen has reported over 100 sightings! Suggested
Frog Crinia signifera 24 Mar 2017 LizAllenBulk Reporter - LizAllen has reported over 100 sightings! Suggested

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3 comments

   25 Mar 2017
Hi Liz, The big toe pads certainly suggest a tree frog, but I think Litoria ewingii and verreauxii are very hard to tell apart. A look at the inner surfaces of the thighs is useful - should be orange in verreauxii. But maybe Harrison can tell without that.
LizAllenBulk Reporter - LizAllen has reported over 100 sightings! wrote:
   25 Mar 2017
Thanks Jackie, ,he was too quick for me ,very cute though ! Actually i think I can see Orange on the 2nd photo ?
   26 Mar 2017
Just consulted another frog book, and it seems the orange thigh surface (yeah, maybe a hint of it in the photo) doesn't help that much. It says verreauxii has a dumpy build and ewingii is noticeably slender, which suggests your guy is verreauxii. But I'm still inclined to leave it for Harrison to decide.

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Species information

Sighting information

  • Tura Beach, NSW Location
  • 1 - 3 Abundance
  • LizAllen Recorded by
  • 24 Mar 2017 Recorded on
  • Website Reported via
  • Notes:
    About 20mm body ,,looked in my frog book & Max Campbell's photo ,think it might be C.s but now I think it looks like Southern brown tree frog Litoria ewingi .
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