AmphibiaWeb - Uperoleia orientalis


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Uperoleia orientalis (Parker, 1940)
Alexandria 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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Only collected once since discovery in 1905. Found in the Cox River on Alexandria Station in the middle of the Northern Territory. The extent of occurrence of the species is approximately 11600 km2

Life History, Abundance, Activity, and Special Behaviors
Specimen was collected from a spring-fed swamp in paperbark woodland.

Trends and Threats
Known only from type specimens and one other specimen. No other data on biology or distribution.

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.

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 orientalis: Alexandria Toadlet <> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Dec 2, 2023.

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