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Tornier's frog
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Conservation status
Scientific classification
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Synonyms
  • Pelodytes affinis (Gray 1842)
  • Hyla affinis (Boulenger, 1882)
  • Hyla tornieri (Nieden 1923)
  • Litoria tornieri (Cogger and Lindner, 1974)

Tornier's frog, Tornier's Australian tree frog or black-shinned rocket frog (Litoria tornieri) is a frog from northern Australia. It lives in Western Australia, the Northern Territory, and Queensland.

This frog lives in many different kinds of places, especially temporary bodies of water that dry up.

This frog lays eggs on the surface of the water. Tadpoles take 6-7 weeks to become frogs.


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