Animalia > Chordata > Amphibia > Anura > Limnodynastidae > Heleioporus > Heleioporus psammophilus

Heleioporus psammophilus (Sand Frog)

Wikipedia Abstract

The Sand Frog (Heleioporus psammophilus) is a species of frog in the Myobatrachidae family.It is endemic to South Western Australia.Its natural habitats are temperate forests, temperate shrubland, Mediterranean-type shrubby vegetation, shrub-dominated wetlands, swamps, intermittent freshwater lakes, and intermittent freshwater marshes.
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EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
15
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
41
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 29.85
EDGE Score: 3.43

Attributes

Adult Weight [1]  8.26 grams
Litter Size [1]  185
Litters / Year [1]  1
Snout to Vent Length [1]  2.362 inches (6 cm)

Ecoregions

Name Countries Ecozone Biome Species Report Climate Land
Use
Esperance mallee Australia Australasia Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub
Jarrah-Karri forest and shrublands Australia Australasia Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub
Southwest Australia savanna Australia Australasia Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub
Southwest Australia woodlands Australia Australasia Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub
Swan Coastal Plain Scrub and Woodlands Australia Australasia Mediterranean Forests, Woodlands, and Scrub

Biodiversity Hotspots

Name Location Endemic Species Website
Southwest Australia Australia Yes

Consumers

Parasitized by 
Maxvachonia flindersi <Unverified Name>[2]
Parathelandros carinae <Unverified Name>[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 WWF WildFINDER
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