Distribution and Habitat
Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Australia
South-west corner of Western Australia.
The extent of occurrence of the species is approximately 60000 km2.
Life History, Abundance, Activity, and Special Behaviors
Areas of permanent moisture, such as the edge of marshes.
Females lay approximately 70 eggs singly, in shallow water. Often found in association with C.
georgiana. Tadpoles take about 4 months to develop.
Trends and Threats
No known declines and large extent of occurrence.
None known, but coastal development in the south-west of Australia may be a threat in the
None in place.
Barker, J., Grigg, G. C., and Tyler, M. J. (1995). A Field Guide to Australian Frogs. Surrey Beatty and Sons, New South Wales.
Written by J.-M. Hero; J. D. Roberts (m.hero AT mailbox.gu.edu.au), Griffith University
First submitted 2002-04-05
Edited by Ambika Sopory, Jean-Marc Hero (2008-09-16)
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