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Crinia deserticola (Liem & Ingram, 1977)
Desert Froglet
family: Myobatrachidae
subfamily: Myobatrachinae
genus: Crinia
Crinia deserticola
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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN Red List Status Account Least Concern (LC)
CITES No CITES Listing
National Status None
Regional Status None

   

 
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Distribution and Habitat

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Australia

 
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Found in the dry mid-region of Australia. Distribution from mid-western border of northern Territory, south-east into western Queensland and New South Wales and the north-east corner of South Australia.

The extent of occurrence of the species is approximately 972400 km2.

Life History, Abundance, Activity, and Special Behaviors
Found in arid regions. It is often associated with static temporary or permanent water bodies where it shelters under leaves. Has also been found in artificial habitats, like dams, and sheltering under corrugated iron and timber piles. Commonly found in areas of black soil.

Spawn clumps are attached to submerged vegetation in pools or swamps.

Trends and Threats
No known declines and large extent of occurrence.

References

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 2002-05-06)
Edited by: JG (2008-09-16)

Species Account Citation: AmphibiaWeb 2008 Crinia deserticola: Desert Froglet <https://amphibiaweb.org/species/3554> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed May 28, 2024.



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