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Species profile—Platyplectrum ornatum (ornate burrowing frog)

Classification

Animalia (animals) → Amphibia (amphibians) → Limnodynastidae (Australian ground frogs) → Platyplectrum ornatum (ornate burrowing frog)

Photo of Platyplectrum ornatum (ornate burrowing frog) - Hines, H.,Queensland Government,1998
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Species details

Kingdom
Animalia (animals)
Class
Amphibia (amphibians)
Family
Limnodynastidae (Australian ground frogs)
Scientific name
Platyplectrum ornatum (Gray, 1842)
Common name
ornate burrowing 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.
WildNet taxon ID
680
Synonym(s)
Opisthodon ornatus
Opisthodon frauenfeldi
Platyplectrum occidentale
Platyplectrum marmoratum
Discoglossus ornatus
Limnodynastes ornatus
Alternate name(s)
ornate burrowing-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=680

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

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