AmphibiaWeb - Uperoleia borealis
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Uperoleia borealis Tyler, Davies & Martin, 1981
Northern Toadlet
family: Myobatrachidae
subfamily: Myobatrachinae
genus: Uperoleia

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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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In the eastern section of the Kimberley region of Western Australia extending east into the Northern Territory. The extent of occurrence of the species is approximately 36500 km2

Life History, Abundance, Activity, and Special Behaviors
Sparsely vegetated areas of temporarily inundated grassland. Males call from February from the base of grass tussocks or among stones in static or flowing water.

Trends and Threats
Few records from a remote region. Few threatening processes are believed to be acting upon the taxon. No further information can be added to the existing database.

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 (2008-09-17)

Species Account Citation: AmphibiaWeb 2008 Uperoleia borealis: Northern Toadlet <https://amphibiaweb.org/species/3606> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Dec 4, 2022.



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