AmphibiaWeb - Uperoleia glandulosa


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Uperoleia glandulosa Davies, Mahony & Roberts, 1985
Glandular Toadlet
family: Myobatrachidae
subfamily: Myobatrachinae
genus: Uperoleia
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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Arid central coast of Western Australia near Pilbara. The extent of occurrence of the species is approximately 11200 km2

Life History, Abundance, Activity, and Special Behaviors
Known from temporarily flooded areas, including grassland and marshes. Often along the edges of creeks or at the edge of claypans. Has also been found in the water in roadside ditches. Breeds in flooded depressions after summer and autumn rains. Males call from the bases of sedges and grasses near water.

Trends and Threats
No known declines.

None known.

Conservation Measures
None in place.


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

Cogger, H.G. (1992). Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia. Reed Books, 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 (2008-09-17)

Species Account Citation: AmphibiaWeb 2008 Uperoleia glandulosa: Glandular Toadlet <> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Sep 25, 2023.

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