|Scientific Name:||Litoria maini|
|Species Authority:||(Tyler and Martin, 1977)|
Cyclorana maini Tyler and Martin, 1977
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||Jean-Marc Hero, Paul Horner, Dale Roberts|
|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 species is an Australian endemic occurring in the central arid zone of Western Australia and into the southern portion of the Northern Territory and the northwest corner of South Australia. The estimated altitudinal range of the species is from 0-1,000m asl.|
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|Population:||It is a common species.|
|Habitat and Ecology:||This species lives in some of the harshest country in central Australia. Habitats include open grassland, clay pans, lightly forested areas and temporary marshes and streambeds in temporary flood plains. It is an opportunistic breeder that responds to heavy rainfall. It breeds in temporary pools and tadpoles are quick to develop. In "Habitat Preferences" "other" refers to "clay pans".|
|Major Threat(s):||There are no known threats to this species.|
|Conservation Actions:||Its range includes multiple protected areas in Western Australia.|
Barker, J., Grigg, G. and Tyler, M. 1995. A Field Guide to Australian Frogs. Surrey Beatty and Sons Pty Ltd, New South Wales.
Cogger, H.G. 2000. Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia, Sixth Edition. Reed New Holland, New South Wales.
IUCN. 2004. 2004 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. www.iucnredlist.org. Downloaded on 23 November 2004.
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, Paul Horner, Dale Roberts 2004. Litoria maini. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.1. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 23 July 2014.|