Sunset Frog

The Sunset Frog is classified as Vulnerable (VU), considered to be facing a high risk of extinction in the wild.

The sunset frog was first discovered in Western Australia as recently as 1994 and was scientifically described in 1997. More

Spicospina flammocaerulea, the Sunset Frog, is a species of ground-dwelling frog native to south-west Western Australia, Australia. It is the only species in the genus Spicospina. It is known from only 27 sites, all occurring east and northeast of Walpole. More

The sunset frog is one of the oldest WA frogs, estimated to be at least 30 million years old. It is quite distinct from other Australian frogs and was only discovered in the early 90s and was described in 1997. More

English Name Sunset Frog, Australian Harlequin Frog 4. Intraspecific taxa None. 5. Species survival status Endangered. Recently discovered (Roberts et al. in press), this species has an extremely restricted extent of occurrence (26. More

Sunset Frog Show machine tags (0) Hide machine tags (0) Additional Information All rights reserved Anyone can see this photo * * Taken on December 7, 1904 More

A Sunset Frog crawls over the damp moss that constitutes its preferred habitat. Copyright Amphibian Research Centre. Photograph by Gerry Marantelli. More

Order : Anura
Family : Myobatrachidae
Genus : Spicospina
Species : flammocaerulea
Authority : Roberts, Horwitz, Wardell-Johnson, Maxson and Mahony, 1997