AmphibiaWeb - Uperoleia martini


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Uperoleia martini Davies & Littlejohn, 1986
Martin's Toadlet
family: Myobatrachidae
subfamily: Myobatrachinae
genus: Uperoleia
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN Red List Status Account Data Deficient (DD)
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 coastal East Gippsland in Victoria and into New South Wales. The extent of occurrence of the species is approximately 15800 km2

Life History, Abundance, Activity, and Special Behaviors
Found in dry forest, woodlands, shrublands and grasslands in open and disturbed areas. Most common near water but can be found in dry depressions that flood in winter or spring. Males call in spring and summer from the pond edge or from low vegetation overhanging the water. Eggs and tadpoles are unknown.

Trends and Threats
Taxanomic problems. Uncertain range and status. Population size and trends unknown.

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.

Hero, J.-M., Littlejohn, M., and Marantelli, G. (1991). Frogwatch Field Guide to Victorian Frogs. Department of Conservation and Environment, Victoria.

Originally submitted by: Jean-Marc Hero et. al. (first posted 2002-04-05)
Edited by: Ambika Sopory, Jean-Marc Hero (2008-09-18)

Species Account Citation: AmphibiaWeb 2008 Uperoleia martini: Martin's Toadlet <> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed May 28, 2024.

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