AmphibiaWeb - Cophixalus peninsularis


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Cophixalus peninsularis Zweifel, 1985
Cape York Frog
family: Microhylidae
subfamily: Asterophryinae
genus: Cophixalus
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN Red List Status Account Data Deficient (DD)
National Status None
Regional Status None



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Distribution and Habitat

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Australia


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Two specimens taken from an area 30km north-east of Coen, northern Queensland. The extent of occurrence of the species is approximately 1000 km2.

Life History, Abundance, Activity, and Special Behaviors
Found in low vegetation at the edge of a creek in rainforest.

Trends and Threats
Only 2 known specimens and no further sightings have been made. Further searches are required to confirm the extent of occurrence.

Not 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.

Originally submitted by: Jean-Marc Hero et. al. (first posted 2002-04-05)
Edited by: Ambika Sopory, Jean-Marc Hero (2008-09-16)

Species Account Citation: AmphibiaWeb 2008 Cophixalus peninsularis: Cape York Frog <> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Sep 22, 2023.

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