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Philoria loveridgei (Loveridge's Frog)

Synonyms: Kyarranus loveridgei

Wikipedia Abstract

The Loveridge's Frog (Philoria loveridgei, also known as the masked mountain frog) is a species of frog in the Myobatrachidae family.It is endemic to Australia.Its natural habitats are subtropical and tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical and tropical moist montane forests, and streams.It is threatened by habitat loss and by infection of the Amphibian chytrid fungus. Loveridge's Frog is named in honour of British herpetologist, Arthur Loveridge.
View Wikipedia Record: Philoria loveridgei

Endangered Species

Status: Endangered
View IUCN Record: Philoria loveridgei

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 32.23
EDGE Score: 5.58


Adult Weight [1]  1.46 grams
Diet [1]  Carnivore (Invertebrates)
Litter Size [1]  32
Litters / Year [1]  1
Snout to Vent Length [1]  1.26 inches (3.2 cm)

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Border Ranges National Park II 78404 New South Wales, Australia      
Gondwana Rainforests of Australia World Heritage Site 914290 Australia      
Lamington National Park II 50970 Queensland, Australia


Parasitized by 
Cylindrotaenia minor <Unverified Name>[2]

Range Map

External References


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
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Species taxanomy provided by GBIF Secretariat (2022). GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset accessed via on 2023-06-13; License: CC BY 4.0