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Uperoleia capitulata
Small-headed Toadlet
family: Myobatrachidae
subfamily: Myobatrachinae
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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South-western Queensland and north-western New South Wales. The extent of occurrence of the species is approximately 325100 km2

Life History, Abundance, Activity, and Special Behaviors
Found in a wide variety of dry woodland (mulga woodland) and plains habitats. Often in association with river overflows and at waterholes. Breeds in areas temporarily flooded by spring and summer rains. Breeding and larvae unknown.

Trends and Threats
No known declines and extent of occurrence >20,000km2.

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.

Cogger, H.G. (1992). Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia. Reed Books, New South Wales.



Written by J-M Hero et al. (m.hero AT mailbox.gu.edu.au), Griffith University
First submitted 2002-04-05
Edited by Ambika Sopory (2008-09-17)

Species Account Citation: AmphibiaWeb 2008 Uperoleia capitulata: Small-headed Toadlet <http://amphibiaweb.org/species/3607> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Oct 22, 2017.



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