Oruge tree frog

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Oruge tree frog
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Pelodryadidae
Genus: Litoria
L. modica
Binomial name
Litoria modica
Tyler 1963[1]
  • Hyla modica (Tyler, 1968)
  • Litoria modica (Tyler, 1971)

The Oruge tree frog (Litoria modica) is a frog from the island New Guinea. Scientists saw it in between 1500 and 2000 meters above sea level in the mountains in the middle of Papua New Guinea and the Owen Stanley Mountains, but they did not see it on the Huon Peninsula. The scientists think it may also live in Indonesia.[1]

The adult frog is about 3.0 cm long.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Litoria modica (Tyler, 1968)". Amphibian Species of the World 6.0, an Online Reference. American Museum of Natural History. Retrieved October 29, 2020.
  2. "Litoria modica: Oruge treefrog". Amphibiaweb. Retrieved October 29, 2020.