Uperoleia martini
Martin's Toadlet
family: Myobatrachidae
subfamily: Myobatrachinae
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Data Deficient (DD)
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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Confined to coastal East Gippsland in Victoria and into New South Wales. The extent of occurrence of the species is approximately 15800 km2

Life History, Abundance, Activity, and Special Behaviors
Found in dry forest, woodlands, shrublands and grasslands in open and disturbed areas. Most common near water but can be found in dry depressions that flood in winter or spring. Males call in spring and summer from the pond edge or from low vegetation overhanging the water. Eggs and tadpoles are unknown.

Trends and Threats
Taxanomic problems. Uncertain range and status. Population size and trends unknown.

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.

Hero, J.-M., Littlejohn, M., and Marantelli, G. (1991). Frogwatch Field Guide to Victorian Frogs. Department of Conservation and Environment, Victoria.

Written by J.-M. Hero; G. Gillespie; P. Robertson and M. Littlejohn (m.hero AT, Griffith University
First submitted 2002-04-05
Edited by Ambika Sopory, Jean-Marc Hero (2008-09-18)

Species Account Citation: AmphibiaWeb 2008 Uperoleia martini: Martin's Toadlet <> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Jan 20, 2021.

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