AmphibiaWeb - Cyclorana novaehollandiae


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Cyclorana novaehollandiae (Steindachner, 1867)
New Holland Frog
family: Hylidae
subfamily: Pelodryadinae
genus: Cyclorana

© 2002 Jean-Marc Hero (1 of 12)

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Conservation Status (definitions)
IUCN Red List Status Account Least Concern (LC)
National Status None
Regional Status None



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Distribution and Habitat

Country distribution from AmphibiaWeb's database: Australia


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View Bd and Bsal data (8 records).
Occurs throughout almost all of Queensland, except for the far western areas, and into the north-eastern corner of New South Wales. The extent of occurrence of the species is approximately 1175700 km2. Reared in USA as vivarium species.

Life History, Abundance, Activity, and Special Behaviors
Varied habitat. Does not occur at high altitudes or in forested areas. Eggs are deposited in clumps of about 1,000 in shallow, static or slowly-flowing water. Males have been seen calling besides roadside ditches.

Trends and Threats
Commonly sighted. No known declines and large extent of occurrence.

None known.

Conservation Measures
None in place.


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. and Martin, A.A. (1975). ''Australian leptodactylid frogs of the Cyclorana australis complex.'' Transactions of the Royal Society of South Australia , 99(2), 93-99.

Originally submitted by: Jean-Marc Hero et. al. (first posted 2002-04-05)
Edited by: Ambika Sopory, Jean-Marc Hero (2008-09-15)

Species Account Citation: AmphibiaWeb 2008 Cyclorana novaehollandiae: New Holland Frog <> University of California, Berkeley, CA, USA. Accessed Apr 25, 2024.

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