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Uperoleia orientalis

Alexandria Toadlet

Conservation Status

EPBC:

Unlisted

IUCN:

Data Deficient

Calling Period

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Description

A small species of frog reaching up to nearly 3 cm in body length. It has a dark brown or grey-brown back, with darker patches and a pale, longitudinal stripe along the middle. The belly is cream-coloured, and the male has a brown throat. Toes are half-webbed, and fingers and toes have no discs. Other information is missing from the description as the species is only known from three individuals.

Breeding Biology

Eggs, tadpoles, and development time are unknown. Possibly breeds during summer in the wet season.

Similar Species

There is not enough description information available to compare this frog with other species.

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Distribution

Found at Alexandria Station and near the Arnold River, in the NT. It is known only from three individuals and has not been seen since 1977.

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