Uperoleia tyleri
family: Myobatrachidae
subfamily: Myobatrachinae
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Data Deficient (DD)
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None



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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:


Range Description

This Australian endemic is 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. Its range is very uncertain.

Habitat and Ecology

It is found in dry forest, woodlands, shrublands and grasslands in open and disturbed areas. It is 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. The eggs are small and the larvae are aquatic.


This is a rare species.

Population Trend


Major Threats

The major threat to this species is infrastructure development for human settlement around the central coast of New South Wales.

Conservation Actions

Its range includes several protected areas. Further research is required to resolve its taxonomy.

Red List Status

Data Deficient (DD)


Listed as Data Deficient in view of continuing uncertainty as to its taxonomic status as well as absence of recent information on its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.

Taxonomic Notes

There are taxonomic problems with this species.


Graeme Gillespie, Murray Littlejohn, Peter Robertson, Frank Lemckert 2004. Uperoleia tyleri. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T41063A10396019. .Downloaded on 18 February 2019


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