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Litoria cyclorhyncha
family: Hylidae
subfamily: Pelodryadinae

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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN (Red List) Status Least Concern (LC)
CITES
Other International Status None
National Status None
Regional Status None

 

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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This Australian endemic occurs in the southwest and arid zones of Western Australia, from Dalyup River east to Israelite Bay and inland to Scaddan and Coragina Rock. The estimated altitudinal range of the species is from 0-600m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

This species occurs near swamps and permanent water. It breeds in spring and summer. The details of egg masses and tadpoles are not yet known.

Population

It is a common species.

Population Trend

Stable

Major Threats

Clearing of land is leading to an increase in the salinity of the waterbodies/streams. This species hybridises with L. moorei at the western edge of its range.

Conservation Actions

The range of the species is well covered in National Parks and Nature Reserves in Western Australia.

Citation

Jean-Marc Hero, Dale Roberts 2004. Litoria cyclorhyncha. In: IUCN 2014

 

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