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Crinia bilingua

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Taxonomy [top]

Kingdom Phylum Class Order Family
ANIMALIA CHORDATA AMPHIBIA ANURA MYOBATRACHIDAE

Scientific Name: Crinia bilingua
Species Authority: (Martin, Tyler and Davies, 1980)
Common Name(s):
English Bilingual Frog

Assessment Information [top]

Red List Category & Criteria: Least Concern ver 3.1
Year Published: 2004
Date Assessed: 2004-04-30
Assessor(s): Jean-Marc Hero, Paul Horner, Dale Roberts
Reviewer(s): Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson and Neil Cox)
Justification:
Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, presumed large population, and because its population is not believed to be in decline at present.
History:
2002 Least Concern

Geographic Range [top]

Range Description: This Australian endemic is known from the Kimberley region of Western Australia and further east into the Northern Territory. The estimated altitudinal range of the species is from 0-600m asl.
Countries:
Native:
Australia
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Population [top]

Population: It is a common species.
Population Trend: Stable

Habitat and Ecology [top]

Habitat and Ecology: This species is closely associated with marginal vegetation of temporary swamps and creeks. Spawn is laid in small clumps attached to aquatic vegetation and metamorphosis only takes around 14 days.
Systems: Terrestrial; Freshwater

Threats [top]

Major Threat(s): There are no known threats to this species.

Conservation Actions [top]

Conservation Actions: Its range includes multiple protected areas in Western Australia and the Northern Territory.

Citation: Jean-Marc Hero, Paul Horner, Dale Roberts 2004. Crinia bilingua. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 21 October 2014.
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