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Crinia insignifera
Sign-bearing Froglet
family: Myobatrachidae
subfamily: Myobatrachinae
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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South-west corner of Western Australia. Between Gingin & Busselton. Also on Rottnest Island. The extent of occurrence of the species is approximately 17200 km2.

Life History, Abundance, Activity, and Special Behaviors
Temporary swamps on coastal plains. Males call in winter. Eggs are laid or in small clumps in shallow water and fall to the floor. Females lay 66 to 268 eggs and tadpoles take 3 – 5 months to develop.

Trends and Threats
No known declines.

Threats
None known, but future development may pose a threat.

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 insignifera: Sign-bearing Froglet <http://amphibiaweb.org/species/3557> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Oct 23, 2017.



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