AmphibiaWeb - Pseudophryne guentheri
Pseudophryne guentheri
Günther's Toadlet
family: Myobatrachidae
subfamily: Limnodynastinae

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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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Widely distributed throughout the south-west zone of Western Australia. South from Kalbarri to Mt Ragged.The extent of occurrence of the species is approximately 407400 km2

Life History, Abundance, Activity, and Special Behaviors
Wet and dry sclerophyll forest and inundated grassy areas. Usually found in moist areas under rocks, logs, dead grass and debris.Breeds in late summer, autumn and early winter. Eggs are deposited on damp soil in tunnels and an adult usually remains with the eggs. Tadpoles emerge at an advanced stage of development when the tunnels are flooded. Development is 3 – 7 months.

Trends and Threats
No known declines and extent of occurrence > 20,000km2.

None known.

Conservation Measures
None in place.


Barker J, GC Grigg and MJ Tyler (1995) A Field Guide to Australian Frogs. Surrey Beatty & Sons, New South Wales.

Cogger, HG (1992) Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia. Reed Books, New South Wales.

Tyler MJ, LA Smith & RE Johnstone (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 (2002-05-03)

Species Account Citation: AmphibiaWeb 2002 Pseudophryne guentheri: Günther's Toadlet <> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Nov 29, 2021.

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