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Leiopelma hochstetteri (Hochstetter's frog)

Wikipedia Abstract

Hochstetter's frog (Leiopelma hochstetteri) is a primitive frog native to New Zealand, one of only four extant species belonging to the taxonomic family Leiopelmatidae. They possess some of the most ancient features of any extant frogs in the world.
View Wikipedia Record: Leiopelma hochstetteri

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
48
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
80
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 92.69
EDGE Score: 5.93
View EDGE Record: Leiopelma hochstetteri

Attributes

Diet [1]  Carnivore (Invertebrates)
Female Maturity [1]  3 years
Male Maturity [1]  3 years
Litter Size [1]  165
Litters / Year [1]  1
Maximum Longevity [1]  7 years
Nocturnal [1]  Yes
Snout to Vent Length [1]  1.85 inches (4.7 cm)

Ecoregions

Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Use
North Island temperate forests New Zealand Australasia Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests
Northland temperate kauri forests New Zealand Australasia Temperate Broadleaf and Mixed Forests

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Coromandel Forest Park Conservation Park 177669 New Zealand      
Raukumara Forest Park Conservation Park 284423 New Zealand      

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
New Zealand New Zealand Yes

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Aplectana novaezelandiae[2]
Cosmocerca australis[2]

Range Map

External References

Citations

Attributes / relations provided by
1Oliveira, Brunno Freire; São-Pedro, Vinícius Avelar; Santos-Barrera, Georgina; Penone, Caterina; C. Costa, Gabriel. (2017) AmphiBIO, a global database for amphibian ecological traits. Sci. Data.
2Gibson, D. I., Bray, R. A., & Harris, E. A. (Compilers) (2005). Host-Parasite Database of the Natural History Museum, London
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 Wildfinder Database
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License
Species taxanomy provided by GBIF Secretariat (2019). GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset https://doi.org/10.15468/39omei accessed via GBIF.org on 2020-03-21; License: CC BY 4.0