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Neobatrachus wilsmorei
Goldfield's Bull Frog
family: Myobatrachidae
subfamily: Limnodynastinae
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Least Concern (LC)
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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Southern-central regions of Western Australia from Carnarvon in the north to Kalgoorlie in the south-east. The extent of occurrence of the species is approximately 436900 km2

Life History, Abundance, Activity, and Special Behaviors
Sparsely vegetated claypans subject to flooding. Spends most time buried emerging after rain. Breeds after summer rains flood the claypans. Eggs are laid in claypans and tadpoles develop in 40 days.

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)

Species Account Citation: AmphibiaWeb 2008 Neobatrachus wilsmorei: Goldfield's Bull Frog <http://amphibiaweb.org/species/3534> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Sep 21, 2017.



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