AmphibiaWeb - Crinia parinsignifera
Crinia parinsignifera
Eastern Sign-bearing Froglet
family: Myobatrachidae
subfamily: Myobatrachinae

© 2002 Jean-Marc Hero (1 of 4)

  hear call (93.8K WAV file)

[call details here]

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



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Distribution and Habitat

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Australia


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South-east Queensland, south through New South Wales and into mid-Victoria. The extent of occurrence of the species is approximately 620200 km2.

Life History, Abundance, Activity, and Special Behaviors
Often beneath debris at the edge of swamps and ponds. Breeding takes place in mid-winter and tadpoles take 11 – 12 weeks to develop.

Trends and Threats
Large extent of occurrence.

Habitat loss and degradation through urban development.

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: J-M. Hero; L. Shoo; M. Stoneham (first posted 2002-04-05)

Edited by: Ambika Sopory, Jean-Marc Hero (2008-09-16)

Species Account Citation: AmphibiaWeb 2008 Crinia parinsignifera: Eastern Sign-bearing Froglet <> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed May 14, 2021.

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