|Scientific Name:||Uperoleia inundata|
|Species Authority:||Tyler, Davies and Martin, 1981|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|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 Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.
|Range Description:||This Australian endemic is known from northern Northern Territory and into northwestern Queensland. This region is very flat so the species is known only from low elevations. The extent of occurrence of the species is approximately 162,300km2.|
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|Population:||It is a common species.|
|Habitat and Ecology:||
The species is confined to grassland and open forest at the edge of floodplains where monsoon rains temporarily flood the ground. It shelters in burrows.
Breeding occurs in January and February. Males call from shallow water at the base of grass tussocks, under leaves and logs and from grass stems in water. Clumps of about five or so eggs are laid in very shallow water and sink to the bottom. Larval development has been reported to take 7-8 weeks, but may be shorter under drying conditions.
|Major Threat(s):||There are no known threats to the species.|
|Conservation Actions:||The range of the species includes several protected areas.|
|Citation:||Jean-Marc Hero, Dale Roberts, Paul Horner 2004. Uperoleia inundata. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2015.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 03 August 2015.|
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