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Crinia bilingua
Bilingual Frog
family: Myobatrachidae
subfamily: Myobatrachinae

© 2013 Nathan Litjens (1 of 3)
Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Least Concern (LC)
CITES No CITES Listing
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

 

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Distribution and Habitat

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Australia

 

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Kimberley region of Western Australia and further east into the Northern Territory. The extent of occurrence of the species is approximately 210000 km2.

Life History, Abundance, Activity, and Special Behaviors
Closely associated with marginal vegetation of temporary swamps and creeks. Spawn is laid in small clumps attached to aquatic vegetation and metamorphosis only takes around 14 days.

Trends and Threats
No known declines and large extent of occurrence.

Threats
None known.

Conservation Measures
None in place.

References

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



Written by J.-M. Hero; J. D. Roberts (m.hero AT mailbox.gu.edu.au), Griffith University
First submitted 2002-04-05
Edited by Ambika Sopory, Jean-Marc Hero (2008-09-16)

Species Account Citation: AmphibiaWeb 2008 Crinia bilingua: Bilingual Frog <http://amphibiaweb.org/species/3553> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Oct 22, 2017.



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