Uperoleia marmorata 

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
Animalia Chordata Amphibia Anura Myobatrachidae

Scientific Name: Uperoleia marmorata Gray, 1841
Common Name(s):
English Marbled Toadlet

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Needs updating
Assessor(s): Jean-Marc Hero, Dale Roberts, Paul Horner
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson and Neil Cox)
Listed as Data Deficient in view of continuing uncertainty as to its taxonomic status as well as absence of recent information on its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.
Previously published Red List assessments:

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description:This species is known only from the original collection site, south of the mouth of Prince Regent River in the Kimberley zone of Western Australia, Australia. The exact locality is not known, so when its range is mapped a large area is covered, within which the exact locality is assumed to be.
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Population [top]

Population:This was the first Uperoleia species discovered in Australia, in 1841. Despite numerous sightings at the time, it has not been recorded since and is now known only from the original specimen.
Current Population Trend:Unknown
Additional data:
Population severely fragmented:No

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology:This species was found in grasslands and woodlands in areas that flooded.
Systems:Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): Threats to this species are unknown.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It is thought likely to occur within Prince Regent Nature Reserve.

Citation: Jean-Marc Hero, Dale Roberts, Paul Horner. 2004. Uperoleia marmorata. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T22742A9384483. . Downloaded on 23 May 2018.
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