Green and Golden Bell Frog - Ocean: Distribution and vegetation associations

Scientific name: Litoria aurea
Conservation status in NSW: Endangered
Commonwealth status: Vulnerable
Last updated: 01 Dec 2017

Distribution of the species within this region

The Green and Golden Bell Frog is known or predicted to occur in the following sub-regions of the Ocean Interim Biogeographic Regionalisation of Australia.

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IBRA sub-region  Known or predictedGeographic restrictions within region
Batemans Shelf Known None
Hawkesbury Shelf Known None

Vegetation formations, classes and types

In this region the Green and Golden Bell Frog - Ocean is known to be associated with the following vegetation formations and classes. Click on a name to get background information about it.

  • Dry sclerophyll forests (shrub/grass sub-formation)
    • Cumberland Dry Sclerophyll Forests
      • Broad-leaved Ironbark - Grey Box - Melaleuca decora grassy open forest on clay/gravel soils of the Cumberland Plain, Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Broad-leaved Ironbark - Melaleuca decora shrubby open forest on clay soils of the Cumberland Plain, Sydney Basin Bioregion
    • Hunter-Macleay Dry Sclerophyll Forests
      • Grey Box - Grey Gum - Rough-barked Apple - Blakely's Red Gum grassy open forest of the central Hunter
      • Grey Box grassy open forest of the Central and Lower Hunter Valley
      • Grey Ironbark - Broad-leaved Mahogany - Forest Red Gum shrubby open forest on Coastal Lowlands of the Central Coast
      • Red Ironbark - Spotted Gum - Prickly-leaved Paperbark shrubby open forest of the Lower Hunter
      • Spotted Gum - Broad-leaved Mahogany - Grey Gum grass - shrub open forest on Coastal Lowlands of the Central Coast
      • Spotted Gum - Broad-leaved Mahogany - Red Ironbark shrubby open forest
      • Spotted Gum - Narrow-leaved Ironbark shrub - grass open forest of the central and lower Hunter
      • Spotted Gum - Narrow-leaved Ironbark-Red Ironbark shrub - grass open forest of the central and lower Hunter
      • Spotted Gum - Red Ironbark - Grey Gum shrub - grass open forest of the Lower Hunter
      • Spotted Gum - Red Ironbark - Narrow-leaved Ironbark - Grey Box shrub-grass open forest of the lower Hunter
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    • North-west Slopes Dry Sclerophyll Woodlands
      • White Box - Narrow-leaved Ironbark - Blakely's Red Gum shrubby open forest of the central and upper Hunter
  • Dry sclerophyll forests (shrubby sub-formation)
    • Coastal Dune Dry Sclerophyll Forests
      • Red Bloodwood - Smooth-barked Apple heathy woodland on coastal sands of the Central and lower North Coast
      • Scribbly gum - Wallum Banksia - Prickly-leaved Paperbark heathy coastal woodland on coastal lowlands
      • Smooth-barked Apple - Blackbutt - Old Man Banksia woodland on coastal sands of the Central and Lower North Coast
      • Smooth-barked Apple - Old-man Banksia - Red Bloodwood open forest on pleistocene sand dunes around Sydney and the Central Coast
      • Smooth-barked Apple - White Stringybark - Red Mahogany - Melaleuca sieberi shrubby open forest on lowlands of the lower North Coast
    • South Coast Sands Dry Sclerophyll Forests
      • Bangalay - Old-man Banksia open forest on coastal sands, Sydney Basin Bioregion and South East Corner Bioregion
      • Old Man Banksia - Rough-barked Apple - Bangalay shrubby open forest on coastal sands of the Central Coast
    • Southern Tableland Dry Sclerophyll Forests
      • Apple Box - Broad-leaved Peppermint dry open forest of the South Eastern Highlands Bioregion
      • Brittle Gum - Broad-leaved Peppermint - Red Stringybark open forest in the north-western part (Yass to Orange) of the South Eastern Highlands Bioregion
      • Broad-leaved Peppermint - Mountain Gum dry open forest of the Central Tablelands area of the South Eastern Highlands Bioregion
    • Sydney Coastal Dry Sclerophyll Forests
      • Red Bloodwood - scribbly gum heathy woodland on sandstone plateaux of the Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Red Bloodwood - Smooth-barked Apple - Scribbly Gum - Old Man Banksia heathy woodland on sandstone ranges of the Central Coast
      • Scribbly Gum - Red Bloodwood - Angophora inopina heathy woodland on lowlands of the Central Coast
      • Smooth-barked Apple - Red Bloodwood - Brown Stringybark - Hairpin Banksia heathy open forest of coastal lowlands
      • Smooth-barked Apple - Red Bloodwood - Scribbly Gum grass - shrub woodland on lowlands of the Central Coast
      • Smooth-barked Apple - Red Bloodwood - Sydney Peppermint heathy open forest on slopes of dry sandstone gullies of western and southern Sydney, Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Smooth-barked Apple - Swamp Mahogany - Red Mahogany - Cabbage Palm open forest on lowlands of the Central Coast
      • Smooth-barked Apple - Sydney Peppermint - Turpentine heathy open forest on plateaux areas of the Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Smooth-barked Apple - Turpentine - Sydney Peppermint heathy woodland on sandstone ranges of the Central Coast
      • Sydney Peppermint - Silvertop Ash - Gymea Lilly ferny woodland on lowlands of the Central Coast
      • Sydney Peppermint - Smooth-barked Apple - Red Bloodwood shrubby open forest on slopes of moist sandstone gullies, eastern Sydney Basin Bioregion
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    • Sydney Hinterland Dry Sclerophyll Forests
      • Red Bloodwood - Grey Gum woodland on the edges of the Cumberland Plain, Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Turpentine - Smooth-barked Apple - Broad-leaved Mahogany shrubby open forest on sandstone ranges of the Central Coast
      • Yellow Bloodwood - Narrow-leaved Apple heathy woodland on hinterland plateaux of the Central Coast, Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Yellow Bloodwood - Red Bloodwood - Brown Stringybark shrub - grass open forest in the Cessnock-Kurri Kurri area
    • Sydney Sand Flats Dry Sclerophyll Forests
      • Hard-leaved Scribbly Gum - Parramatta Red Gum heathy woodland of the Cumberland Plain, Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Parramatta Red Gum - Narrow-leaved Apple - Prickly-leaved Paperbark shrubby woodland in the Cessnock-Kurri Kurri area
      • Parramatta Red Gum - Rough-barked Apple - Swamp Mahogany - Paperbarks swamp forest on lowlands of the Central Coast
      • Parramatta Red Gum woodland on moist alluvium of the Cumberland Plain, Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Rough-barked Apple - Narrow-leaved Ironbark - Blakely's Red Gum - Bull Oak - Coast Banksia woodland on sands of the Warkworth area
      • Scribbly Gum - Sydney Peppermint - Smooth-barked Apple heathy woodland on residual sands of the Quorrobolong area
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  • Forested wetlands
    • Coastal Floodplain Wetlands
      • Cabbage Gum - Forest Red Gum - Flax-leaved Paperbark Floodplain Forest of the Central Coast
      • Coastal floodplain sedgelands, rushlands, and forblands of the North Coast
      • Floodplain wetlands of the coastal lowlands, southern South East Corner Bioregion
      • Forest Red Gum - Rough-barked Apple grassy woodland on alluvial flats of the Cumberland Plain, Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Forest Red Gum grassy open forest on floodplains of the lower Hunter
      • Grey Gum - Red Gum - Paperbark shrubby open forest on coastal lowlands of the Northern Sydney Basin and Lower North Coast
      • Melaleuca linariifolia alluvial melaleuca thicket of the lower Blue Mountains and Capertee Valley, Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Mountain Blue Gum - Thin-leaved Stringybark open forest on river flat alluvium in the Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Prickly-leaved Paperbark - Flax-leaved Paperbark swamp forest on poorly drained soils of the Central Coast
      • Swamp Oak - Prickly Paperbark - Tall Sedge swamp forest on coastal lowlands of the Central Coast and Lower North Coast
      • Swamp Oak - Sea Rush - Baumea juncea swamp forest on coastal lowlands of the Central Coast and Lower North Coast
      • Swamp Oak open forest on riverflats of the Cumberland Plain and Hunter valley
      • Swamp Oak swamp forest fringing estuaries, Sydney Basin Bioregion and South East Corner Bioregion
      • Swamp Paperbark - Swamp Oak tall shrubland on estuarine flats, Sydney Basin Bioregion and South East Corner Bioregion
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    • Coastal Swamp Forests
      • Broad-leaved Paperbark - Swamp Mahogany - Swamp Oak - Saw Sedge swamp forest of the Central Coast and Lower North Coast
      • Broad-leaved Paperbark - Swamp Oak - Saw Sedge swamp forest on coastal lowlands of the Central Coast and Lower North Coast
      • Flax-leaved Paperbark open to closed mesic forest on alluvial riverflats in the Sydney region
      • Forest Red Gum - Woollybutt - Pithy Sword-sedge swamp woodland in dune swales near Pambula, southern South East Corner Bioregion
      • Melaleuca biconvexa - Swamp Mahogany - Cabbage Palm swamp forest of the Central Coast
      • Melaleuca linariifolia - Swamp Mahogany swamp forest in drainage lines of the edges of the Cumberland Plain, Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Paperbark swamp forest of the coastal lowlands of the NSW North Coast Bioregion and Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Paperbarks - Woollybutt swamp forest on coastal lowlands of the Central Coast
      • Prickly-leaved Paperbark forest on coastal lowlands of the Central Coast and Lower North Coast
      • Smooth-barked Apple - Red Mahogany - Swamp Mahogany - Melaleuca sieberi heathy swamp woodland of coastal lowlands
      • Swamp Box swamp forest of the coastal lowlands of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Swamp Mahogany - Broad-leaved Paperbark - Saw Sedge - Yellow Marsh Flower swamp forest of coastal lowlands
      • Swamp Mahogany - Broad-leaved Paperbark - Swamp Water Fern - Plume Rush swamp forest on coastal lowlands of the Central Coast and Lower North Coast
      • Swamp Mahogany - Flax-leaved Paperbark swamp forest on coastal lowlands of the Central Coast
      • Swamp Mahogany - Paperbarks - Harsh Ground Fern swamp forest of the Central Coast
      • Swamp Mahogany / Cabbage Tree Palm - Cheese Tree - Swamp Oak tall open forest on poorly drained coastal alluvium in the Sydney basin
      • Swamp Mahogany swamp forest on coastal lowlands of the NSW North Coast Bioregion and northern Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Swamp Mahogany swamp sclerophyll forest on coastal lowlands of the Sydney Basin Bioregion and South East Corner Bioregion
      • Swamp Oak - Weeping Grass grassy riparian forest of the Hunter Valley
      • Swamp Oak floodplain swamp forest, Sydney Basin Bioregion and South East Corner Bioregion
      • Swamp Oak swamp forest on coastal lowlands of the Central Coast and Lower North Coast
      • Swamp paperbark - Baumea juncea swamp shrubland on coastal lowlands of the Central Coast and Lower North Coast
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    • Eastern Riverine Forests
      • River Oak open forest of major streams, Sydney Basin Bioregion and South East Corner Bioregion
      • River Red Gum / River Oak riparian woodland wetland in the Hunter Valley
      • Tea-tree shrubland of drainage areas of the slopes and tablelands
      • Water Gum - Coachwood riparian scrub along sandstone streams, Sydney Basin Bioregion
  • Freshwater wetlands
    • Coastal Freshwater Lagoons
      • Cladium procerum coastal freshwater wetland
      • Coastal freshwater lagoons of the Sydney Basin Bioregion and South East Corner Bioregion
      • Coastal freshwater meadows and forblands of lagoons and wetlands
      • Coastal freshwater swamps of the Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Common Reed on the margins of estuaries and brackish lagoons along the New South Wales coastline
      • Jointed Twig-rush sedgeland
      • Lepironia articulata sedgeland
      • Phragmites australis and Typha orientalis coastal freshwater wetlands of the Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Red-fruit Saw-sedge - Baumea - Coral Fern shrubby sedgeland on the margins of freshwater coastal lagoons along the New South Wales coastline
      • Spirodella freshwater wetland
      • Tall Spike Rush freshwater wetland
      • Typha rushland
      • Water Couch - Tall Spike Rush freshwater wetland of the Central Coast and lower Hunter
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    • Coastal Heath Swamps
      • Banksia oblongifolia-Hakea teretifolia/Leptocarpus tenax-Lepyrodia scariosa wet heath on sandstone ranges of the Central Coast
      • Crimson Bottlebrush - Banksia - Melaleuca / Baumea woody sedgeland in dune swales of the Sydney basin
      • Fern-leaf Banksia - Prickly-leaved Paperbark-Tantoon - Leptocarpus tenax wet heath on coastal sands of the Central Coast and lower North Coast
      • Heath-leaved Banksia - Coral Fern wet heath on sandstone ranges of the lower Central Coast
      • Needlebush - banksia wet heath on sandstone plateaux of the Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Scented Paperbark wet heath on coastal lowlands in far southern South East Corner Bioregion
      • Wallum Bottlebrush - Leptocarpus tenax - Baloskion pallens Wallum sedge heath of the lower North Coast
      • Wet heathland and shrubland of coastal lowlands of the NSW North Coast Bioregion
      • Woolly Water lily - Sand Couch coastal freshwater wetland
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    • Montane Bogs and Fens
      • Carex sedgeland of the slopes and tablelands
      • Swamp Gum - Ribbon Gum woodland on poorly-drained flats, South Eastern Highlands Bioregion
      • Tableland swamp meadow on impeded drainage sites of the western Sydney Basin Bioregion and South Eastern Highlands Bioregion
  • Grassy woodlands
    • Coastal Valley Grassy Woodlands
      • Bull Oak grassy woodland of the central Hunter Valley
      • Forest Red Gum - Grey Box shrubby woodland on shale of the southern Cumberland Plain, Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Grey Box - Forest Red Gum grassy woodland on flats of the Cumberland Plain, Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Grey Box - Forest Red Gum grassy woodland on shale of the southern Cumberland Plain, Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Narrow-leaved Ironbark - Broad-leaved Ironbark - Grey Gum open forest of the edges of the Cumberland Plain, Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Narrow-leaved Ironbark - Bull Oak - Grey Box shrub - grass open forest of the central and lower Hunter
      • Narrow-leaved Ironbark - Grey Box - Spotted Gum shrub - grass woodland of the central and lower Hunter
      • Narrow-leaved Ironbark - Grey Box grassy woodland of the central and upper Hunter
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    • Southern Tableland Grassy Woodlands
      • Apple Box - Yellow Box dry grassy woodland of the South Eastern Highlands Bioregion
      • Black Sallee - River Tussock open woodland of the South Eastern Highlands
  • Heathlands
    • Coastal Headland Heaths
      • Banksia - Tea-tree - She-oak / Spiny-headed Mat-rush - Kangaroo Grass heath on clay soils on headlands around Sydney and the Central Coast
      • Coast Banksia - Coast Tea-tree low moist forest on coastal sands and headlands, Sydney Basin Bioregion and South East Corner Bioregion
      • Coast Rosemary - Heath Myrtle - Tree Broom-heath woody marshland on coastal cliffline seepages of the Sydney area
      • Dwarf Casuarina - Prickly-leaved Paperbark - Hairpin Banksia Coastal Heath of the Central Coast and lower North Coast
      • Prickly-leaved Paperbark - Fern-leaved Banksia heath on coastal headlands of Central Coast
      • Wallum Banksia-Monotoca scoparia heath on coastal sands of the Central Coast and lower North Coast
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    • Sydney Coastal Heaths
      • Bracelet Honey-myrtle - Heath-leaved Banksia - Scrub She-oak coastal cliffline scrub in the Sydney basin
      • Coast Banksia - Coast Wattle dune scrub of the Sydney Basin Bioregion and South East Corner Bioregion
      • Dwarf Apple - Banksia - Tea-tree - Hakea heath-woodland on the hinterland sandstone plateaus from southern Sydney to Mangrove Mountain
      • Hairpin Banksia - Kunzea ambigua - Allocasuarina distyla heath on coastal sandstone plateaux, Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Hairpin Banksia - Slender Tea-tree heath on coastal sandstone plateaux, Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Heath-leaved Banksia - Scrub She-oak heath on sandstone headlands in the Sydney basin
      • Mallee - Banksia - Tea-tree - Hakea heath-woodland of the coastal sandstone plateaus of the Sydney basin
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    • Wallum Sand Heaths
      • Banksia heath on aeolian sands of eastern Sydney suburbs, Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Dwarf Casuarina - Wallum Banksia heath on coastal headlands of Central Coast
      • Heath-leaved Banksia-Olive Tea-tree-Wallum Boronia wet heath on coastal sands of lower North Coast
      • Leptospermum liversidgei-Callistemon citrinus-Xanthorrhoea fulva wet heath on coastal sands of lower North Coast
      • Old-man Banksia - she-oak - Red Bloodwood heathland on coastal sands, southern Sydney Basin Bioregion
  • Rainforests
    • Dry Rainforests
      • Grey Myrtle - Lilly Pilly dry rainforest in dry gullies of the Sydney Basin Bioregion and South East Corner Bioregion
      • Grey Myrtle dry rainforest of the Sydney Basin Bioregion and South East Corner Bioregion
      • Whalebone Tree - Native Quince dry subtropical rainforest on dry fertile slopes, southern Sydney Basin Bioregion
    • Littoral Rainforests
      • Lilly Pilly littoral rainforest of the southern Sydney Basin Bioregion and South East Corner Bioregion
      • Tuckeroo - Lilly Pilly - Cheese Tree littoral rainforest on sand dunes in the Sydney basin
    • Northern Warm Temperate Rainforests
      • Lilly Pilly - Coachwood warm temperate rainforest on moist sheltered slopes and gullies, Sydney Basin Bioregion and South East Corner Bioregion
  • Saline wetlands
    • Mangrove Swamps
      • Mangrove Forests in estuaries of the Sydney Basin Bioregion and South East Corner Bioregion
    • Saltmarshes
      • Saltmarsh Estuarine Complex
      • Saltmarsh in estuaries of the Sydney Basin Bioregion and South East Corner Bioregion
  • Wet sclerophyll forests (grassy sub-formation)
    • Northern Hinterland Wet Sclerophyll Forests
      • Smooth-barked Apple - Red Bloodwood - Blackbutt tall open forest on shale sandstone transition soils in eastern Sydney
      • Sydney Peppermint - White Stringybark - Smooth-barked Apple tall open forest on shale caps around Darkes Forest
      • Turpentine - Grey Ironbark open forest on shale in the lower Blue Mountains, Sydney Basin Bioregion
    • Southern Tableland Wet Sclerophyll Forests
      • Mountain Gum - Manna Gum open forest of the South Eastern Highlands Bioregion
      • Peppermint - Mountain Gum - Brown Barrel moist open forest of the South Eastern Highlands Bioregion
      • Snow Gum - Mountain Gum tussock grass-herb forest of the South Eastern Highlands Bioregion
  • Wet sclerophyll forests (shrubby sub-formation)
    • North Coast Wet Sclerophyll Forests
      • Bangalay - Smooth-barked Apple - Swamp Mahogany low open forest of southern Sydney, Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Blackbutt - Narrow-leaved White Mahogany shrubby tall open forest of coastal ranges, northern Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Blackbutt - Turpentine - Bangalay moist open forest on sheltered slopes and gullies, southern Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Smooth-barked Apple - Turpentine - Blackbutt open forest on ranges of the Central Coast
      • Smooth-barked Apple - Turpentine - Blackbutt tall open forest on enriched sandstone slopes and gullies of the Sydney region
      • Sydney Blue Gum - Blackbutt - Smooth-barked Apple moist shrubby open forest on shale ridges of the Hornsby Plateau, Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Sydney Blue Gum - Deane's Gum - River Peppermint shrubby riparian tall forest of the lower Colo River, Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Sydney Blue Gum x Bangalay - Lilly Pilly moist forest in gullies and on sheltered slopes, southern Sydney Basin Bioregion
      • Turpentine - Smooth-barked Apple moist shrubby forest of the lower Blue Mountains, Sydney Basin Bioregion
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    • Southern Escarpment Wet Sclerophyll Forests
      • Brown Barrel - Mountain Grey Gum tall moist forest on basalts of the Southern Highlands Bioregion and Sydney Basin Bioregion