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Species profile—Cyclorana australis (northern snapping frog)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Amphibia (amphibians) → Hylidae (tree frogs) → Cyclorana australis (northern snapping frog)

Photo of Cyclorana australis (northern snapping frog) - McDonald, K.,DEHP,2004
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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Amphibia (amphibians)
Family
Hylidae (tree frogs)
Scientific name
Cyclorana australis (Gray, 1842)
Common name
northern snapping frog
Type reference
Gray, J.E. (1842). Description of some hitherto unrecorded species of Australian reptiles and batrachians, in Gray, J.E. (ed.) Zoological Miscellany. London: Treuttel, Wurtz & Co. pp. 51-57 [56].
WildNet taxon ID
642
Synonym(s)
Dryopsophus australis
Ranoidea australis
Litoria australis
Alternate name(s)
northern snapping-frog
giant 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=642

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

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Last updated
23 October 2019
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