Crinia parinsignifera
Eastern Sign-bearing Froglet
family: Myobatrachidae
subfamily: Myobatrachinae

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  hear call (93.8K WAV file)

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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Least Concern (LC)
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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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.

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.

Written by J-M. Hero; L. Shoo; M. Stoneham (m.hero AT, 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 <> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Aug 12, 2020.

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