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Cyclorana longipes
Long-footed Frog
family: Hylidae
subfamily: Pelodryadinae

© 2016 Ryan J. Ellis (1 of 2)
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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Throughout the Kimberley zone of Western Australia. Also through the northern portion of the Northern Territory and northern Queensland. The extent of occurrence of the species is approximately 1216800 km2. Widespread.

Life History, Abundance, Activity, and Special Behaviors
Ground-dwelling frog in open grassland. Similar requirements to C. australis. Capable of burrowing and surviving in a wide variety of soil types. Breeding occurs in summer at the commencement of the wet season. Spawn clumps of 50 – 2000 eggs are laid in shallow water and sink to the bottom. Tadpoles develop after 1 month.

Trends and Threats
Commonly sighted and large extent of occurrence.

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.

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, Jean-Marc Hero (2008-09-15)

Species Account Citation: AmphibiaWeb 2008 Cyclorana longipes: Long-footed Frog <http://amphibiaweb.org/species/1203> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Oct 20, 2017.



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