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Species profile—Cyclorana platycephala (water holding frog)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Amphibia (amphibians) → Hylidae (tree frogs) → Cyclorana platycephala (water holding frog)

Photo of Cyclorana platycephala (water holding frog) - Hines, H.,Queensland Government,1998
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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Amphibia (amphibians)
Family
Hylidae (tree frogs)
Scientific name
Cyclorana platycephala (Günther, 1873)
Common name
water holding frog
Type reference
Gunther, A. (1873). Description of two new species of frogs from Australia. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. (4) 11: 349-350 [350].
WildNet taxon ID
621
Synonym(s)
Litoria platycephala
Chiroleptes platycephalus
Cyclorana slevini
Alternate name(s)
water-holding 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=621

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

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