Litoria biakensis

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Litoria biakensis
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Pelodryadidae
Genus: Litoria
L. biakensis
Binomial name
Litoria biakensis
(Günther, 2006)

Litoria biakensis is a frog from an island near Indonesia. It lives on Biak Island.[2][3]

The adult frog is 2.7 to 3.3 cm long. They are dark green or brown on the back with yellow stripes. The male frogs have orange throats. Scientists saw this frog in swamps that had many plants that were hard to walk through but no large trees.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. Rainer Günther (2008). "Litoria biakensis". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2008: e.T135764A4198591. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2008.RLTS.T135764A4198591.en. Retrieved October 17, 2020.
  2. "Litoria biakensis (Günther, 2006)". Amphibian Species of the World 6.0, an Online Reference. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved October 17, 2020.
  3. "Litoria biakensis". AmphibiaWeb. Retrieved October 17, 2020.
  4. Rainer Günther (2006). "A new species of treefrog of the genus Litoria (Anura, Hylidae) from Biak Island off northwest New Guinea". Salamandra. 42: 117–128. Retrieved October 17, 2020.