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Neobatrachus pelobatoides
Humming Frog
family: Myobatrachidae
subfamily: Limnodynastinae

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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Least Concern (LC)
See IUCN account.
CITES No CITES Listing
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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Southwestern Western Australia from Geraldton in the north to Esperance in the south. The extent of occurrence of the species is approximately 372000 km2

Life History, Abundance, Activity, and Special Behaviors
Generally associated with clay or loam soils. Breeds in autumn or early winter in temporarily flooded claypans. Tadpoles take up to 120 days to metamorphose.

Trends and Threats
No known declines and extent of occurrence > 20,000km2.

Threats
None known.

Conservation Measures
None in place.

References
 

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 mailbox.gu.edu.au), Griffith University
First submitted 2002-04-05
Edited by Ambika Sopory (2008-09-24)



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