Mountain mist frog

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Mountain mist frog

Critically endangered, possibly extinct (IUCN 3.1)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Amphibia
Order: Anura
Family: Hylidae
Genus: Litoria
Species: L. nyakalensis
Binomial name
Litoria nyakalensis
Liem, 1974

The mountain mist frog or Nyakala frog (Litoria nyakalensis) is a species of frog in the Hylidae family, endemic to Australia. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and rivers. It is threatened by habitat loss.

Conservation status[edit]

It is listed as Critically Endangered on the IUCN Red List, and as Endangered under Queensland's Nature Conservation Act 1992.

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