Uperoleia mimula
Mimic Toadlet
family: Myobatrachidae
subfamily: Myobatrachinae

© 2002 Jean-Marc Hero (1 of 9)

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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Least Concern (LC)
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None



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Distribution and Habitat

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Australia


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North-eastern Queensland, including Cape York and the islands of the Torres Strait. The extent of occurrence of the species is approximately 136100 km2

Life History, Abundance, Activity, and Special Behaviors
Open eucalypt and Melaleuca woodland with grassy understorey and grassland. Breeds in temporary pools such as, claypans and drainage ditches that are flooded by monsoonal rains. Summer breeder. Males call from beneath leaf litter. Few eggs are laid in flooded depressions. Tadpole development is unknown.

Trends and Threats
No known declines and extent of occurrence > 20,000km2.

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.

Written by J-M Hero et al. (m.hero AT, Griffith University
First submitted 2002-04-05
Edited by Ambika Sopory (2008-09-18)

Species Account Citation: AmphibiaWeb 2008 Uperoleia mimula: Mimic Toadlet <> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Jan 20, 2021.

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