Litoria electrica Ingram and Corben, 1990

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Family: Hylidae > Subfamily: Pelodryadinae > Genus: Litoria > Species: Litoria electrica

Litoria electrica Ingram and Corben, 1990, Mem. Queensland Mus., 28: 476. Holotype: QM J38963, by original designation. Type locality: "25.1 km E of Cloncurry on Julia Creek-Cloncurry road, WCQ (20°43′S, 140°39′E)", Queensland, Australia.

English Names

Electric Treefrog (Ingram, Nattrass, and Czechura, 1993, Mem. Queensland Mus., 33: 222; Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 59).

Buzzing Tree Frog (Barker, Grigg, and Tyler, 1995, Field Guide Aust. Frogs., Ed. 2: 56; Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 32).


From the base of the Gulf of Carpenteria south to rivers of the Lake Eyre Basin, western Queensland, Australia.


In the Litoria rubella group according to the original publication. See brief account by Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 32–33. Cutajar, Portway, Gillard, and Rowley, 2022, Tech. Rep. Aust. Mus. Online, 36: 25, provided a polygon distribution map.

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