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Species profile—Pseudophryne coriacea (red backed broodfrog)


Animalia (animals) → Amphibia (amphibians) → Myobatrachidae (Australian water frogs) → Pseudophryne coriacea (red backed broodfrog)

Photo of Pseudophryne coriacea (red backed broodfrog) - Hines, H.,QPWS,1998
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Species details

Animalia (animals)
Amphibia (amphibians)
Myobatrachidae (Australian water frogs)
Scientific name
Pseudophryne coriacea Keferstein, 1868
Common name
red backed broodfrog
Type reference
Keferstein, W. (1868). Uber die Batrachier Australiens. Arch. Naturgesch. 34: 253-290 [272 pl 6 fig 15].
WildNet taxon ID
Alternate name(s)
red-backed broodfrog
Keferstein's toadlet
red-backed toadlet
Nature Conservation Act 1992 (NCA) status
Least concern
Conservation significant
Wetland status
Wetland Indicator Species
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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