|Scientific Name:||Neobatrachus pictus|
|Species Authority:||Peters, 1863|
|Red List Category & Criteria:||Least Concern ver 3.1|
|Assessor(s):||Murray Littlejohn, Peter Robertson, Graeme Gillespie, Frank Lemckert|
|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 its population is not believed to be in decline at present.
|Range Description:||This Australian endemic occurs in the southeastern corner of South Australia into western Victoria. It occurs from 50-400m asl. The extent of occurrence of the species is approximately 362,000km2|
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|Population:||It is an uncommon species.|
|Habitat and Ecology:||The species occurs in a variety of habitats encompassing those with moderate amounts of water to deserts, including open grassland, woodland. It appears only after heavy rains. It breeds in autumn or winter and males call whilst floating in static water. They lay approximately 1,000 eggs in a chain entwined with submerged vegetation.|
|Major Threat(s):||Agriculture can be a threat to the species' habitat in some parts of its range.|
|Conservation Actions:||The range of the species includes several protected areas.|
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. www.iucnredlist.org. Downloaded on 23 November 2004.
Moore, J.A. 1961. The frogs of eastern New South Wales. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History: 151-386.
|Citation:||Murray Littlejohn, Peter Robertson, Graeme Gillespie, Frank Lemckert 2004. Neobatrachus pictus. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2014.3. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 25 January 2015.|