AmphibiaWeb - Uperoleia tyleri


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Uperoleia tyleri Davies & Littlejohn, 1986
Tyler'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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Found along the coast of New South Wales, from mid-eastern New South Wales to the border of Victoria and into coastal East Gippsland, Victoria. The extent of occurrence of the species is approximately 100000 km2

Life History, Abundance, Activity, and Special Behaviors
Found in dry forest, woodlands, shrublands and grasslands in open and disturbed areas. Commonly found near water, but can be found in dry depressions that flood in winter and spring. Males call in spring and summer from the ground or in litter along the water's edge. Eggs are are small and tadpoles are aquatic.

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

Development around the central coast of New South Wales.

Conservation Measures
None in place.

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

Davies, M. & MJ Littlejohn (1986) Frogs of the Genus Uperoleia Gray (Anura: Leptodactylidae) in South-eastern Australia. Trans. R. Soc. S. Aust. 110(3): 111-143.

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

Edited by: Michelle S. Koo (2023-11-29)

Species Account Citation: AmphibiaWeb 2023 Uperoleia tyleri: Tyler's Toadlet <> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Feb 24, 2024.

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