Identify this please

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Identify this please

Postby GTR-90D » Mon Jun 04, 2007 9:21 pm

I took a photo of this cute little frog in my orange tree in my backyard. Feeding off insects resting amongst the branches.

Whats frog this it?
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Postby Evan » Mon Jun 04, 2007 9:43 pm

You forgot to post the photo (make sure you press "Add Attachment" before submitting it).

But I am gonna take a wild guess here, and say that it is the Eastern Dwarf Tree Frog (Litoria fallax). They always go to citrus trees in the winter for some reason.

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Postby GTR-90D » Mon Jun 04, 2007 10:02 pm

Hope that worked :)
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Postby GrantW » Mon Jun 04, 2007 10:16 pm

Yeah its Litoria fallax. Good guess evan.

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Postby GTR-90D » Mon Jun 04, 2007 10:29 pm

Yeah good guess :)

But I thought the Litoria fallax is lime green ALL over. This one have brown all over. Thought it was close to a Blue Mountain Tree frog
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Postby Evan » Mon Jun 04, 2007 10:32 pm

Thanks, I have seen, and heard lots of stories about, L. fallax in citrus trees during winter. Seems to be something they do.

They can be completely green, completely brown, and bicoloured between the two. It all depends on their mood and the environment.

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Postby Eipper » Wed Jun 06, 2007 11:56 am

HI all,

heres a pic of Litoria fallax the same as your citrus frog!

http://frogs.org.au/community/download. ... 06d120a48c

Cheers,
Scott


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