Baliem River Valley tree frog

species of amphibian

The Baliem River Valley tree frog (Litoria umbonata) is a frog from New Guinea.[2][3][1]

Baliem River Valley tree frog
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Pelodryadidae
Genus: Litoria
L. umbonata
Binomial name
Litoria umbonata
(Tyler and Davies, 1983)[1]

The male adult frog is 2.8 to 3.6 cm long and the female is 3.1 to 4.2 cm long. It has some webbing on its front feet and more webbing on its hind feet. It has teeth on its upper jaw. It is creamy or brown in color.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Michael J. Tyler; Margaret Davies (August 16, 1983). "A New Species of Litoria (Anura: Hylidae) from Irian Jaya, New Guinea". 1983 (3). Copeia: 803–808. doi:10.2307/1444349. Retrieved July 7, 2020. Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  2. "Litoria umbonata". Amphibiaweb. Retrieved July 7, 2020.
  3. Stephen Richards; Rainer Günther (2004). "Litoria umbonata". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. p. e.T55756A11361808. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2004.RLTS.T55756A11361808.en. Retrieved July 7, 2020.