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Litoria personata
Masked 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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From the IUCN Red List Species Account:

 

Range Description

This Australian endemic has been recorded from the edge of escarpments of Western Arnhem Land in the Northern Territory. This region is very flat so the species is known only from low elevations. The extent of occurrence of the species is approximately 14,000km2

Habitat and Ecology

This species occurs in open forest, woodland and grassland. It often seeks refuge beneath boulders and in cracks in the rock surface, and in the wet season is found near permanent and temporary water. During the dry season they are found among sedges and shrubs bordering small, permanent streams. Males call November to late January from exposed positions upon the rock face. Breeding takes place in pools and rock crevices. Eggs are unknown.

Population

It has only a restricted distribution.

Population Trend

Stable

Major Threats

There are no known threats to this species.

Conservation Actions

The range of the species includes Kakadu National Park.

Citation

Harold Cogger, Dale Roberts, Paul Horner 2004. Litoria personata. In: IUCN 2014

 

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