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Orange-thighed Frog
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Hylidae
Genus: Litoria
Species: L. xanthomera
Binomial name
Litoria xanthomera
Davies, McDonald and Adams, 1986
Distribution of the Orange-thighed Frog

The Orange-thighed Frog (Litoria xanthomera) is a species of tree frogs. They live in tropical places in Queensland, Australia. They are green with orange eyes. They also look like the Red-eyed tree frog. The Orange-thighed frog is a medium-sized tree frog. They can reach up to 5.5 centimeters in length. It is a skinny frog with a thin body, flat head and large orange eyes.

Male Orange-thighed frogs will gather in groups in ponds. They will call for a mate from branches or on the edge of the water. Their call is a long aaa-rk. They will mate with females after a heavy rainfall. Their eggs are brown and the female can lay from 800 to 1600 eggs. The Orange-thighed frog's tadpole are similar to the Red-eye tree frogs.


  • Barker, J.; Grigg, G.C. & Tyler, M.J. (1995). A Field Guide to Australian Frogs. Surrey Beatty & Sons. ISBN 0-949324-61-2