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Litoria moorei
Western Green and Golden Bell 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 Australian endemic is known from the southwest corner of Western Australia, from the Murchison River southeast to Pallinup River. It also is found on Rottnest Island. The estimated altitudinal range of the species is from 0-600m asl.

Habitat and Ecology

This species is associated with permanent water-streams, swamps, lagoons, farm dams and ponds. It hides beneath bark, logs or other large objects. It is a spring breeder. Spawn clumps are laid as a large floating mass attached to vegetation.

Population

It is a common species.

Population Trend

Stable

Major Threats

There are no known threats to this species' habitat. Chytrid fungus has been detected in this species.

Conservation Actions

Its range includes multiple protected areas in Western Australia.

Citation

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

 

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