Neobatrachus fulvus
Tawny Frog
family: Myobatrachidae
subfamily: Limnodynastinae
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Least Concern (LC)
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None


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Distribution and Habitat

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Australia


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Western Australia. In the central western coast from North West Cape south to Wooramel River. The extent of occurrence of the species is approximately 9000 km2

Life History, Abundance, Activity, and Special Behaviors
Recorded from dunes and open mulga woodland. Usually on red or brown sandy loam. Breeds after summer and autumn rains in flooded claypans. Details of spawn and tadpoles unknown.

Trends and Threats
No known declines, despite small extent of occurrence.

None known.

Conservation Measures
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.

Cogger, H.G. (1992). Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia. Reed Books, New South Wales.

Tyler, M.J., Smith, L.A., and Johnstone, R.E. (1994). Frogs of Western Australia. Western Australian Museum, Perth.

Written by J-M Hero et al. (m.hero AT, Griffith University
First submitted 2002-04-05
Edited by Ambika Sopory (2008-09-24)

Species Account Citation: AmphibiaWeb 2008 Neobatrachus fulvus: Tawny Frog <> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Apr 30, 2017.

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