|Scientific Name:||Litoria longipes (Tyler and Martin, 1977)|
Cyclorana longipes Tyler and Martin, 1977
|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.
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|Range Description:||This widespread species is known from throughout the Kimberley zone of Western Australia, extending eastwards through the northern portion of the Northern Territory and northern Queensland. The estimated altitudinal range of the species is from 0-500m asl.|
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|Population:||It is a commonly sighted species.|
|Current Population Trend:||Stable|
|Habitat and Ecology:||A ground-dwelling frog found in open grassland. It is capable of burrowing and surviving in a wide variety of soil types. Breeding occurs in summer at the commencement of the wet season. Spawn clumps of 50-2000 eggs are laid in shallow water and sink to the bottom. Tadpoles develop after 1 month.|
|Major Threat(s):||There are no known threats to this species.|
|Conservation Actions:||Its range includes several protected areas in Western Australia and the Northern Territory.|
Barker, J., Grigg, G. and Tyler, M. 1995. A Field Guide to Australian Frogs. Surrey Beatty and Sons Pty Ltd, New South Wales.
IUCN. 2004. 2004 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Available at: www.iucnredlist.org. (Accessed: 23 November 2004).
Tyler, M.J., Smith, L.A. and Johnstone, R.E. 1994. Frogs of Western Australia. Western Australian Museum, Perth.
Tyler, M.J., Smith, L.A. and Johnstone, R.E. 2000. Frogs of Western Australia, 3rd edition. Western Australian Museum, Perth.
|Citation:||Jean-Marc Hero, Dale Roberts, Paul Horner. 2004. Litoria longipes. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T41071A10396342.Downloaded on 25 May 2018.|
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