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Species profile—Cyclorana novaehollandiae (eastern snapping frog)


Animalia (animals) → Amphibia (amphibians) → Hylidae (tree frogs) → Cyclorana novaehollandiae (eastern snapping frog)

Photo of Cyclorana novaehollandiae (eastern snapping frog) - McDonald, K.,Queensland Government,1997
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Animalia (animals)
Amphibia (amphibians)
Hylidae (tree frogs)
Scientific name
Cyclorana novaehollandiae Steindachner, 1867
Common name
eastern snapping frog
Type reference
Steindachner, F. (1867). Amphibien. In, Reise der osterreichischen Fregatte Novara um die Erde in den Jahren 1857, 1858, 1859. Zoologie 1(4): 1-70 Vienna: State Printer [29 pl 2 figs 7-10].
WildNet taxon ID
Litoria novaehollandiae
Ranoidea novaehollandiae
Dryopsophus novaehollandiae
Alternate name(s)
eastern snapping-frog
New Holland frog
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
Least concern
Conservation significant
Wetland status
Wetland Indicator Species
Pest status
Species environment
Aquatic & Terrestrial

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This profile data is sourced from the QLD Wildlife Data API using the Get species by ID function used under CC-By 4.0.

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Last updated
8 March 2022
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