In a sample of 49 mature Litoria dentala from a single Sydney population collected over two consecutive nights in early autumn, males were significantly more common than females. Males and females had similar average weights, but females averaged larger in snout-vent length. Females had smaller fat bodies more frequently than did males. Amplexus was axillary. Females contained horn at least 512 to 3054 eggs. and averaged 1868.3 eggs in unambiguously complete clutches. There was no relationship between either clutch size or weight, and female snout-vent length or weight. Relative clutch mass ranged from 0.34 to 0.63, and averaged 0.41. The phalangeal formula for the manus and pes was 220.127.116.11/18.104.22.168.3 for all specimens. The left lemur was longer than the right femur both in terms of number of animals and in mean length.
Observations on the biology of the Bleating Tree Frog Litoria dentata (Anura: Hylidae), made on a single population in Sydney, New South Wales
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Allen Greer, Alison Mills; Observations on the biology of the Bleating Tree Frog Litoria dentata (Anura: Hylidae), made on a single population in Sydney, New South Wales. Australian Zoologist 1 April 1998; 30 (4): 383–386. doi: https://doi.org/10.7882/AZ.1998.002
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