Orange-bellied frog

The Orange-bellied frog is classified as Vulnerable (VU), considered to be facing a high risk of extinction in the wild.

Habitat requirements and limiting factors: The Orange-bellied Frog has an area of occupancy of about 20 ha making this species vulnerable to localised disturbance. More

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Orange-bellied frog); having spots of dark brown on a light brown or grey back and a snout-vent length of 17–24 mm. The underparts, however, are white. It is part of the Geocrinia rosea frog complex. More

In studying the White-bellied Frog and Orange-bellied Frog, it has been noted that the eggs in the wild are heavily predated upon, probably by a number of invertebrates (eg flatworms, crickets), thereby causing the wild populations to decrease even further. More

Order : Anura
Family : Myobatrachidae
Genus : Geocrinia
Species : vitellina
Authority : Wardell-Johnson and Roberts, 1989