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Cyclorana longipes
Long-footed Frog
family: Hylidae
subfamily: Pelodryadinae

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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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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This widespread species is known from throughout the Kimberley zone of Western Australia, extending eastwards through the northern portion of the Northern Territory and northern Queensland. The estimated altitudinal range of the species is from 0-500m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

A ground-dwelling frog found in open grassland. It is capable of burrowing and surviving in a wide variety of soil types. Breeding occurs in summer at the commencement of the wet season. Spawn clumps of 50-2000 eggs are laid in shallow water and sink to the bottom. Tadpoles develop after 1 month.

Population

It is a commonly sighted species.

Population Trend

Stable

Major Threats

There are no known threats to this species.

Conservation Actions

Its range includes several protected areas in Western Australia and the Northern Territory.

Citation

Jean-Marc Hero, Dale Roberts, Paul Horner 2004. Litoria longipes. In: IUCN 2014

 

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