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Geocrinia rosea
Roseate Frog
family: Myobatrachidae
subfamily: Myobatrachinae
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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Southwest zone of Western Australia. The extent of occurrence of the species is approximately 2300 km2.

Life History, Abundance, Activity, and Special Behaviors
Breeding occurs in spring (from September to October). Females lay 26 – 32 eggs out of water in shallow depressions or tunnels beside the stream. The tadpoles remain in the eggs and hatch as small frogs in November.

Trends and Threats
No known declines in population or range.

Threats
None known.

Conservation Measures
None in place.

Comments

Barker J, GC Grigg and MJ Tyler (1995) A Field Guide to Australian Frogs. Surrey Beatty & Sons, New South Wales.

Tyler MJ, LA Smith and RE Johnstone (1994) Frogs of Western Australia. Western Australian Museum, Perth.

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; 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)

Species Account Citation: AmphibiaWeb 2008 Geocrinia rosea: Roseate Frog <http://amphibiaweb.org/species/3572> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Oct 21, 2017.



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