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Species profile—Platyplectrum spenceri (desert burrowing frog)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Amphibia (amphibians) → Limnodynastidae (Australian ground frogs) → Platyplectrum spenceri (desert burrowing frog)

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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Amphibia (amphibians)
Family
Limnodynastidae (Australian ground frogs)
Scientific name
Platyplectrum spenceri (Parker, 1940)
Common name
desert burrowing frog
Type reference
Parker, H.W. (1940). The Australian frogs of the family Leptodactylidae. Novitates Zoologicae 42: 1-106.
WildNet taxon ID
18161
Synonym(s)
Opisthodon spenceri
Limnodynastes spenceri
Alternate name(s)
Spencer's frog
Spencer's burrowing frog
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
Least concern
Back on Track (BoT) status
Low
Conservation significant
No
Wetland status
Wetland Indicator Species
Endemicity
Native
Pest status
Nil
Species environment
Aquatic & Terrestrial

Other resources

Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums (OZCAM)
Atlas of Living Australia

Data source

This profile data is sourced from the QLD Wildlife Data API using the Get species by ID function used under CC-By 4.0
https://apps.des.qld.gov.au/species/?op=getspeciesbyid&taxonid=18161

This information is sourced from the WildNet database managed by the Queensland Department of Environment and Science.

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Licence
Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International (CC BY 4.0)
Last updated
7 September 2021
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