Green and Golden Bell Frog - South East Corner: Distribution and vegetation associations

Scientific name: Litoria aurea
Conservation status in NSW: Endangered
Commonwealth status: Vulnerable
Last updated: 07 Sep 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 South East Corner Interim Biogeographic Regionalisation of Australia.

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IBRA sub-region  Known or predictedGeographic restrictions within region
Bateman Known None
East Gippsland Lowlands Known None
South East Coastal Ranges Known None

Vegetation formations, classes and types

In this region the Green and Golden Bell Frog - South East Corner 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