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Waterfall Frog

Photo: Courtesy of Damon Ramsey
BSc.(Zool) Biologist Guide

Waterfall Frog: Litoria nannotis

  • Olive, olive-green to almost black above, with extensive irregular darker mottling, often with a bluish metallic sheen on the flanks.

  • Whitish below, often with brown on the throat.

  • Hind side of thighs dark brown.

  • Fingers with strong basal webbing, toes nearly fully webbed.


  • The average adult length of the Waterfall frog is 65 millimetres.


  • Rainforest areas of north-eastern Qld.


  • Found in and beside rocky streams in rainforest. When disturbed it enters waterfalls or swift-flowing water and hides under rocks or in crevices beneath the water.

Script courtesy of Harold G. Cogger, Reptiles & Amphibians of Australia

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