Orange-thighed Frog facts for kids

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Orange-thighed Frog
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Hylidae
Genus: Litoria
Species: L. xanthomera
Binomial name
Litoria xanthomera
Davies, McDonald and Adams, 1986
Distribution of the Orange-thighed Frog

The Orange-thighed Frog (Litoria xanthomera) is a species of tree frogs. They live in tropical places in Queensland, Australia.

They are green with orange eyes. They also look like the Red-eyed tree frog.

The Orange-thighed frog is a medium-sized tree frog. They can reach up to 5.5 centimeters in length. It is a skinny frog with a thin body, flat head and large orange eyes.

Male Orange-thighed frogs will gather in groups in ponds.

They will call for a mate from branches or on the edge of the water.

Their call is a long aaa-rk.

They will mate with females after a heavy rainfall. Their eggs are brown and the female can lay from 800 to 1600 eggs.

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