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Cyclorana vagitus
Wailing Frog
family: Hylidae
subfamily: Pelodryadinae
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, Western Australia in an arc from the King Sound to Joseph Bonaparte Gulf. The extent of occurrence of the species is approximately 215400 km2. Northwestern Northern Territory – NTMR. 18343, Willeroo, Northern Territory (15º 13'S,

Life History, Abundance, Activity, and Special Behaviors
Open grassland. Males call from the edge of shallow, static water during the wet season.

Trends and Threats
Distribution based on widely scattered localities, no indication of threats or declines.

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.

Tyler, M.J., Smith, L.A., and Johnstone, R.E. (1994). Frogs of Western Australia. Western Australian Museum, Perth.



Written by J.-M. Hero, H. G. Cogger, J. D. Roberts & P. Horner (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 Cyclorana vagitus: Wailing Frog <http://amphibiaweb.org/species/1209> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Oct 19, 2017.



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