Yellow-spotted Tree Frog - South Eastern Highlands: Distribution and vegetation associations

Scientific name: Litoria castanea
Conservation status in NSW: Critically Endangered
Commonwealth status: Endangered
Last updated: 07 Sep 2017

Distribution of the species within this region

The Yellow-spotted Tree Frog is known or predicted to occur in the following sub-regions of the South Eastern Highlands Interim Biogeographic Regionalisation of Australia.

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IBRA sub-region  Known or predictedGeographic restrictions within region
Bathurst Predicted None
Crookwell Predicted None
Hill End Predicted None
Kanangra Predicted None
Monaro Known None
Murrumbateman Known None
Oberon Predicted None
Orange Predicted None

Vegetation formations, classes and types

In this region the Yellow-spotted Tree Frog - South Eastern Highlands is known to be associated with the following vegetation formations and classes. Click on a name to get background information about it.

  • Forested wetlands
    • Eastern Riverine Forests
      • River Oak forest and woodland wetland of the NSW South Western Slopes and South Eastern Highlands Bioregion
      • Tea-tree shrubland of drainage areas of the slopes and tablelands
      • Tea-tree tall riparian shrubland, South Eastern Highlands Bioregion, South East Corner Bioregion and Australian Alps Bioregion
  • Freshwater wetlands
    • Inland Floodplain Swamps
      • Gilgai wetland mosaic in the southern NSW South Western Slopes Bioregion
      • Permanent and semi-permanent freshwater lakes wetland of the inland slopes and plains
      • Reedland - tussock grass - segeland fen swampy wetland of impeded creeks in southern Brigalow Belt South Bioregion
      • Tussock grass - sedgeland fen - rushland - reedland wetland in impeded creeks in valleys in the upper slopes sub-region of the NSW South Western Slopes Bioregion
    • Montane Bogs and Fens
      • Carex sedgeland of the slopes and tablelands
      • Heath swamps wetland on leucogranite and granite of the New England Tableland Bioregion
      • Montane bogs on the western fall of the New England Tableland Bioregion
      • Montane wet heath and bog of the eastern tablelands, South Eastern Highlands Bioregion
      • Ribbon Gum - tea-tree - River Tussock riparian scrub along tablelands streambanks, South East Corner Bioregion
      • Sedgeland fens wetland of impeded drainage of the Nandewar Bioregion and New England Tableland Bioregion
      • Tableland swamp meadow on impeded drainage sites of the western Sydney Basin Bioregion and South Eastern Highlands Bioregion
      • Upland heath swamps of the New England Tableland Bioregion
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    • Montane Lakes
      • Basalt plateau lagoons of the New England Tableland Bioregion
      • Lakebed ephemeral herbfield or grassland on the tablelands, Sydney Basin and South Eastern Highlands Bioregion
      • Montane lakes of the Monaro region, South Eastern Highlands Bioregion
      • Upland wetlands of the New England Tableland Bioregion
      • Wetlands on alluvial valley floors of the South Eastern Highlands Bioregion