Author Tyler, M.J
Title Field Guide to Frogs of Western Australia
Imprint Perth : Western Australian Museum, 2009
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Note Intro -- Preface -- How the Book Works -- The Western Australian Frog Fauna -- Basic Frog Biology -- Size, Form and Features -- Eggs and Spawn -- Tadpoles and their Morphology -- Regional Comparisons -- A Regional approach to Identification -- Genus ARENOPHRYNE Tyler, 1976 -- Arenophryne rotunda -- Arenophryne xiphorhyncha -- Genus CRINIA Tschudi, 1838 -- Crinia bilingua: Bilingual Froglet -- Crinia deserticola: Chirping Froglet -- Crinia fimbriata Doughty: Kimberley Froglet -- Crinia georgiana: Quacking Frog -- Crinia glauerti: Rattling or Clicking Froglet -- Crinia insignifera: Squelching Froglet -- Crinia pseudinsignifera: Bleating Froglet -- Crinia subinsignifera: South Coast Froglet -- Genus CYCLORANA Steindachner, 1867 -- Cyclorana australis: Giant Frog -- Cyclorana cryptotis: Hidden-ear Frog -- Cyclorana cultripes: Knife-footed Frog -- Cyclorana longipes: Long-footed Frog -- Cyclorana maini: Sheep Frog or Main's Frog -- Cyclorana platycephala: Water-holding Frog -- Cyclorana vagitus: Wailing Frog -- Genus GEOCRINIA Blake, 1973 -- Geocrinia alba: White-bellied Frog -- Geocrinia leai: Ticking Frog -- Geocrinia lutea: Walpole Frog -- Geocrinia rosea: Roseate Frog -- Geocrinia vitellina: Orange or Yellow-bellied Frog -- Genus HELEIOPORUS Gray, 1841 -- Heleioporus albopunctatus: Western Spotted Frog -- Heleioporus barycragus: Hooting Frog -- Heleioporus eyrei: Moaning Frog -- Heleioporus inornatus: Whooping Frog -- Heleioporus psammophilus: Sand Frog -- Genus LIMNODYNASTES Fitzinger, 1843 -- Limnodynastes convexiusculus: Marbled Frog -- Limnodynastes depressus: Flat-headed Frog -- Limnodynastes dorsalis: Western Banjo Frog -- Limnodynastes lignarius: Woodworker or Carpenter Frog -- Genus LITORIA Tschudi, 1838 -- Litoria adelaidensis: Slender Tree Frog -- Litoria bicolor: Northern Dwarf Tree Frog -- Litoria caerulea: Green Tree Frog
Litoria cavernicola: Cave Frog -- Litoria coplandi: Rock Frog -- Litoria cyclorhyncha: Spotted-thighed Frog -- Litoria dahlii: Aquatic Frog -- Litoria inermis: Bumpy Rocket Frog -- Litoria meiriana: Rockhole Frog -- Litoria microbelos: Javelin Frog -- Litoria moorei: Motorbike Frog -- Litoria nasuta: Striped Rocket Frog -- Litoria pallida: Pale Rocket Frog -- Litoria rothii: Northern Laughing Tree Frog -- Litoria rubella: Little Red Tree Frog -- Litoria splendida: Magnificent or Splendid Tree Frog -- Litoria staccato: Chattering Rock Frog -- Litoria tornieri: Black-shinned Rocket Frog -- Litoria watjulumensis -- Genus METACRINIA Parker, 1940 -- Metacrinia nichollsi: Forest Toadlet -- Genus MYOBATRACHUS Schlegel, 1850 -- Myobatrachus gouldii: Turtle Frog -- Genus NEOBATRACHUS Peters, 1863 -- Neobatrachus albipes: White-footed Trilling Frog -- Neobatrachus aquilonius: Northern Burrowing Frog -- Neobatrachus centralis: Desert Trilling Frog -- Neobatrachus fulvus: Tawny Trilling Frog -- Neobatrachus kunapalari: Wheatbelt Frog -- Neobatrachus pelobatoides: Humming Frog -- Neobatrachus sutor: Shoemaker Frog -- Neobatrachus wilsmorei: Plonking Frog -- Genus NOTADEN Günther, 1873 -- Notaden melanoscaphus: Northern Spadefoot -- Notaden nichollsi: Desert Spadefoot -- Notaden weigeli: Kimberley Spadefoot -- Genus PLATYPLECTRUM Günther, 1863 -- Platyplectrum ornatum: Ornate Burrowing Frog -- Platyplectrum spenceri: Centralian Burrowing Frog -- Genus PSEUDOPHRYNE Fitzinger, 1843 -- Pseudophryne douglasi: Gorge Toadlet -- Pseudophryne guentheri: Crawling Toadlet -- Pseudophryne occidentalis: Western Toadlet -- Genus SPICOSPINA Roberts, Horwitz, Wardell-Johnson, Maxson and Mahony, 1997 -- Spicospina flammocaerulea: Sunset Frog -- Genus UPEROLEIA Gray, 1841 -- Uperoleia aspera: Derby Toadlet -- Uperoleia borealis: Northern Toadlet -- Uperoleia crassa: Fat Toadlet
Uperoleia glandulosa: Glandular Toadlet -- Uperoleia lithomoda: Stonemason Toadlet -- Uperoleia marmorata: Marbled Toadlet -- Uperoleia micra: West Kimberley Toadlet -- Uperoleia micromeles: Tanami Toadlet -- Uperoleia minima: Small Toadlet -- Uperoleia mjobergii: West Kimberley Toadlet -- Uperoleia russelliNorthwest Toadlet -- Uperoleia talpaMole Toadlet -- Uperoleia trachyderma -- Genus Bufo Laurenti, 1768 -- Bufo marinusCane Toad -- Checklists of Frogs for Urban Centres -- Southwest -- Geraldton -- Perth -- Bunbury -- Albany -- Esperance -- Arid Zone -- Port Hedland -- Exmouth -- Newman -- Kalgoorlie -- Kimberley Region -- Kununurra -- Derby -- Broome -- Glossary -- Map of Regional Divisions -- Key To Adult Frogs Of The South west Region -- Key to adult frogs of the Arid zone -- Key to adult frogs of the Kimberley region -- References -- Acknowledgements -- Index
Western Australia is home to more than one third of the known frog species in Australia and new ones are still being discovered. This guide presents up to date information on all species, including their distribution and habitat - including the cane toad, which has just arrived in the state. The book also features extensive colour photographs and location maps to assist identification
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Tyler, M.J. Field Guide to Frogs of Western Australia Perth : Western Australian Museum,c2009 9781920843403
Subject Frogs--Australia--Western Australia
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