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Notaden weigeli

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA AMPHIBIA ANURA LIMNODYNASTIDAE

Scientific Name: Notaden weigeli
Species Authority: Shea and Johnston, 1987
Common Name(s):
English Weigel’s Toad

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Data Deficient ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Assessor(s): Harold Cogger, Dale Roberts, Paul Horner
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson and Neil Cox)
Justification:
Listed as Data Deficient in view of continuing uncertainties as to its extent of occurrence, status and ecological requirements.
History:
2002 Data Deficient

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This Australian endemic is known from the Kimberley region of Western Australia, where its estimated altitudinal range is 0-300m asl.
Countries:
Native:
Australia
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Population [top]

Population: There is no information available regarding its population status.
Population Trend: Stable

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: It is found on rock platforms near the Mitchell River in northern Western Australia, and has also been found at the entrance to a small gorge at Mount Elizabeth Station. It presumably breeds by larval development in water.
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There are no threats known to this species, and there are unlikely to be any due to the isolation of its range.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: It occurs in Mitchell River National Park.

Citation: Harold Cogger, Dale Roberts, Paul Horner 2004. Notaden weigeli. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 22 September 2014.
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