Overview

Distribution

Range Description

This Australian endemic occurs in the southwest corner of Western Australia. The estimated altitudinal range of the species is from 0-600m asl.
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Distribution and Habitat

South-west corner of Western Australia.The extent of occurrence of the species is approximately 60000 km2.

  • Barker, J., Grigg, G. C., and Tyler, M. J. (1995). A Field Guide to Australian Frogs. Surrey Beatty and Sons, New South Wales.
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Ecology

Habitat

Habitat and Ecology

Habitat and Ecology
The species is found in areas of permanent moisture, such as the edge of marshes. Females lay approximately 70 eggs singly, in shallow water. It is often found in association with C. georgiana. Tadpoles take about 4 months to develop. It also found in human habitats such as agricultural lands and rural gardens.

Systems
  • Terrestrial
  • Freshwater
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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage: Crinia glauerti

Barcode of Life Data Systems (BOLDS) Stats
Public Records: 0
Specimens with Barcodes: 66
Species With Barcodes: 1
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Conservation

Conservation Status

IUCN Red List Assessment


Red List Category
LC
Least Concern

Red List Criteria

Version
3.1

Year Assessed
2004

Assessor/s
Jean-Marc Hero, Dale Roberts

Reviewer/s
Global Amphibian Assessment Coordinating Team (Simon Stuart, Janice Chanson and Neil Cox)

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Justification
Listed as Least Concern in view of its wide distribution, tolerance of a broad range of habitats, presumed large population, and because it is unlikely to be declining fast enough to qualify for listing in a more threatened category.

History
  • 2002
    Least Concern
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Population

Population
It is a common species.

Population Trend
Stable
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Life History, Abundance, Activity, and Special Behaviors

Areas of permanent moisture, such as the edge of marshes.Females lay approximately 70 eggs singly, in shallow water. Often found in association with C. georgiana. Tadpoles take about 4 months to develop.

  • Barker, J., Grigg, G. C., and Tyler, M. J. (1995). A Field Guide to Australian Frogs. Surrey Beatty and Sons, New South Wales.
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Threats

Major Threats
There are no known threats to the species, but coastal development in the southwest of Australia might be a threat in the future.
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Life History, Abundance, Activity, and Special Behaviors

No known declines and large extent of occurrence.

Threats
None known, but coastal development in the south-west of Australia may be a threat in the future.

Conservation Measures
None in place.

  • Barker, J., Grigg, G. C., and Tyler, M. J. (1995). A Field Guide to Australian Frogs. Surrey Beatty and Sons, New South Wales.
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Management

Conservation Actions

Conservation Actions
Its range includes multiple protected areas in Western Australia.
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Wikipedia

Glauert's froglet

The Glauert's Froglet (Crinia glauerti) is a species of frog in the Myobatrachidae family. It is endemic to Australia. Its natural habitats are temperate forests, rivers, intermittent rivers, shrub-dominated wetlands, swamps, freshwater lakes, freshwater marshes, arable land, pastureland, plantations, rural gardens, water storage areas, ponds, open excavations, wastewater treatment areas, and introduced vegetation. It is threatened by habitat loss.

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