AmphibiaWeb - Uperoleia altissima
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Uperoleia altissima Davies, Watson, McDonald, Trenerry & Werren, 1993
Montane Toadlet
family: Myobatrachidae
subfamily: Myobatrachinae
genus: Uperoleia

© 2002 Jean-Marc Hero (1 of 2)
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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Confined to the elevated areas on the Atherton and Windsor Tablelands in far northern Queensland. The extent of occurrence of the species is approximately 7400 km2

Life History, Abundance, Activity, and Special Behaviors
Confined to high altitude moist eucalypt woodland and open forest. Has been found in an area disturbed by mining activities. Breeding biology and larvae unknown.

Trends and Threats
No known declines.

Threats
Mining.

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.

Davies, M., Watson, G.F., McDonald, K.R., Trenerry, M.P., and Werren, G. (1993). ''A new species of Uperoleia (Anura: Leptodactylidae: Myobatrachinae) from northeastern Queensland.'' Memoirs of the Queensland Museum, 33(1), 167-174.



Originally submitted by: Jean-Marc Hero et. al. (first posted 2002-04-05)
Edited by: Ambika Sopory (2008-09-17)

Species Account Citation: AmphibiaWeb 2008 Uperoleia altissima: Montane Toadlet <https://amphibiaweb.org/species/3603> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Dec 4, 2022.



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