AmphibiaWeb - Cyclorana maculosa


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Cyclorana maculosa (Tyler and Martin, 1977)
Daly Waters Frog
family: Hylidae
subfamily: Pelodryadinae
genus: Cyclorana
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN Red List Status Account Least Concern (LC)
National Status None
Regional Status None



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Distribution and Habitat

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Australia


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Confined to central Northern Territory and just over the Queensland border

The extent of occurrence of the species is approximately 557400 km2.

Life History, Abundance, Activity, and Special Behaviors
Open grassland in the arid zone.

Unknown breeding cycle and tadpoles. Presumed to respond to rainfall like other species of Cyclorana.


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: Xi Zhai (2008-09-15)

Species Account Citation: AmphibiaWeb 2008 Cyclorana maculosa: Daly Waters Frog <> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Sep 28, 2023.

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