Western Spotted Frog

The Western Spotted Frog is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

The western spotted frog is found through most of the wheatbelt extending north to the lower Murchison River, south to Tambellup and east to Jerramungup. Not found on the Coastal Plain. More

The Western Spotted Frog (Heleioporus albopunctatus) is a species of frog in the Limnodynastidae family. It is endemic to Australia. More

Unlike many other frogs, the Western Spotted Frog has a unique breeding system. Males call from a tunnel-like burrow up to 2m long, which they excavate in a depression in the landscape during autumn. More

''Life history of the Western Spotted Frog in Yellowstone Park.'' Herpetologica, 14, 96-100. Whitaker, J.O., Cross, S.P., Skovlin, J.M., and Maser, C. (1982). ''Food habits of the Spotted Frog (Rana pretiosa) from managed sites in Grant County, Oregon.'' Northwest Science, 57(2), 147-154. More

Order : Anura
Family : Limnodynastidae
Genus : Heleioporus
Species : albopunctatus
Authority : Gray, 1841