|Scientific Name:||Neobatrachus sutor|
|Species Authority:||Main, 1957|
|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 its population is not believed to be in decline at present.
|Range Description:||This Australian endemic occurs throughout the arid central and southwestern zones of Western Australia (except along the southern coastline). It also extends into far northwestern South Australia. The estimated altitudinal range of the species is from 0-800m asl.|
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|Population:||It is a common species.|
|Habitat and Ecology:||The species inhabits sparsely vegetated areas on clay or loam soils. It spends most of its time buried and only emerges after rains. It is a summer breeder. It breeds in clay pans following heavy rain. Males call whilst floating in water. Amplexus also occurs in water. Eggs are laid in static water and the larval stage is 40 days. In "Habitat preferences" "other" refers to "clay pans".|
|Major Threat(s):||There are no known threats to the 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. 1992. Reptiles and Amphibians of Australia. Reed Books, New South Wales.
IUCN. 2004. 2004 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. www.iucnredlist.org. Downloaded on 23 November 2004.
Roberts, J.D. 1997. Geographic variation in calls of males and determination of species boundaries in tetraploid frogs of the Australian genus Neobatrachus (Myobatrachidae). Australian Journal of Zoology: 95-112.
Tyler, M.J., Smith, L.A. and Johnstone, R.E. 1994. Frogs of Western Australia. Western Australian Museum, Perth.
|Citation:||Jean-Marc Hero, Paul Horner, Dale Roberts 2004. Neobatrachus sutor. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. <www.iucnredlist.org>. Downloaded on 23 May 2013.|