AmphibiaWeb - Crinia pseudinsignifera
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Crinia pseudinsignifera Main, 1957
False Western Froglet
family: Myobatrachidae
subfamily: Myobatrachinae
genus: Crinia
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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South-west corner of Western Australia. The extent of occurrence of the species is approximately 308700 km2.

Life History, Abundance, Activity, and Special Behaviors
Restricted to temporary swamps associated with run-of from granites on the Pre-Cambrian shield in the extreme west of Western Australia. Males call in winter from July to September. Females lay 77 to 207 single eggs in shallow water. Tadpoles metamorphose after three months.

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

Threats
None known, but future development may pose a threat.

Conservation Measures

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 2002-04-05)
Edited by: Ambika Sopory, Jean-Marc Hero (2008-09-16)

Species Account Citation: AmphibiaWeb 2008 Crinia pseudinsignifera: False Western Froglet <https://amphibiaweb.org/species/3559> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed May 28, 2024.



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