AmphibiaWeb - Uperoleia mjobergii
AMPHIBIAWEB
Uperoleia mjobergii
Mjoberg's Toadlet
family: Myobatrachidae
subfamily: Myobatrachinae
genus: Uperoleia
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Least Concern (LC)
CITES No CITES Listing
National Status None
Regional Status None

   

 

View distribution map in BerkeleyMapper.

Distribution and Habitat

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Australia

 

View distribution map in BerkeleyMapper.
Confined to the lower Fitzroy River in the Kimberley Region of Western Australia. The extent of occurrence of the species is approximately 38400 km2

Life History, Abundance, Activity, and Special Behaviors
Shrubland and open floodplains. It shelters under dense low growing vegetation and logs. Breeding occurs in February after cyclonic rains. Spawn and tadpoles unknown.

Trends and Threats
Distribution based on few, scattered records. Little knowledge of its biology or ecology. Found only in remote areas where no significant threatening processes are known to apply to the taxon.

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., Davies, M., and Martin, A.A. (1981). ''New and rediscovered species of frogs from the Derby-Broome area of Western Australia.'' Records of the Western Australian Museum, 9(2), 147-172.

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 (2008-09-18)

Species Account Citation: AmphibiaWeb 2008 Uperoleia mjobergii: Mjoberg's Toadlet <https://amphibiaweb.org/species/3620> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Jun 30, 2022.



Feedback or comments about this page.

 

Citation: AmphibiaWeb. 2022. <https://amphibiaweb.org> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed 30 Jun 2022.

AmphibiaWeb's policy on data use.