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Species profile—Uperoleia trachyderma (orange shouldered gungan)


Animalia (animals) → Amphibia (amphibians) → Myobatrachidae (Australian water frogs) → Uperoleia trachyderma (orange shouldered gungan)

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Animalia (animals)
Amphibia (amphibians)
Myobatrachidae (Australian water frogs)
Scientific name
Uperoleia trachyderma Tyler, Davies & Martin, 1981
Common name
orange shouldered gungan
Type reference
Tyler, M.J., Davies, M & Martin, A.A. (1981). Frog fauna of the Northern Territory: new distributional records and the description of a new species. Trans. R. Soc. S. Aust. 105: 149-154 [149 figs 1-4].
WildNet taxon ID
Alternate name(s)
orange-shouldered gungan
blacksoil toadlet
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
Least concern
Conservation significant
Pest status
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

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

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Last updated
8 March 2022
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