AmphibiaWeb - Geocrinia leai
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Geocrinia leai
Lea's Frog
family: Myobatrachidae
subfamily: Myobatrachinae
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Least Concern (LC)
CITES No CITES Listing
National Status None
Regional Status None

   

 

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View Bd and Bsal data (2 records).

Distribution and Habitat

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Australia

 

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South-west corner of Western Australia. Along coastal and near coastal regions from Dandaragan south and east to Two Peoples Bay, and inland to Nannup and the Porongorups. The extent of occurrence of the species is approximately 80700 km2.

Life History, Abundance, Activity, and Special Behaviors
Associated with vegetation along streams and in swamps. Breeds in late winter and is reported to lay spawn containing 52 – 96 eggs attached to aquatic vegetation above the water line. The larvae fall into the water when they hatch and take 120 days to metamorphose.

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

Threats
None known.

Conservation Measures
None in place.

References

Barker, J., Grigg, G. C., and Tyler, M. J. (1995). A Field Guide to Australian Frogs. Surrey Beatty and Sons, New South Wales.

Tyler, M.J., Smith, L.A., and Johnstone, R.E. (1994). Frogs of Western Australia. Western Australian Museum, Perth.



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 Geocrinia leai: Lea's Frog <https://amphibiaweb.org/species/3570> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Dec 1, 2021.



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