Distribution and Habitat
Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Australia
South-east Queensland, south through New South Wales and into mid-Victoria.
The extent of occurrence of the species is approximately 620200 km2.
Life History, Abundance, Activity, and Special Behaviors
Often beneath debris at the edge of swamps and ponds.
Breeding takes place in mid-winter and tadpoles take 11 – 12 weeks to develop.
Trends and Threats
Large extent of occurrence.
Habitat loss and degradation through urban development.
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.
Written by J-M. Hero; L. Shoo; M. Stoneham (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 Crinia parinsignifera: Eastern Sign-bearing Froglet <http://amphibiaweb.org/species/3558> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed May 24, 2019.
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