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Uperoleia minima
Small Toadlet
family: Myobatrachidae
subfamily: Myobatrachinae

© 2016 Ryan J. Ellis (1 of 4)
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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Known from a few specimens collected from the Mitchell Plateau in the Kimberley region of Western Australia. The extent of occurrence of the species is approximately 11300 km2

Life History, Abundance, Activity, and Special Behaviors
Dense grassland subject to flooding. Breeding biology unknown.

Trends and Threats
Distribution based on few, scattered records. Little knowledge of its biology or ecology. Found only in remote areas where no significant threatening processes are known to impact on the taxon.

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 et al. (m.hero AT mailbox.gu.edu.au), Griffith University
First submitted 2002-04-05
Edited by Ambika Sopory (2008-09-18)

Species Account Citation: AmphibiaWeb 2008 Uperoleia minima: Small Toadlet <http://amphibiaweb.org/species/3619> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Oct 18, 2017.



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