Western Australian Frog Species

The following is the list of the frogs that have been recorded in Western Australia.  The list is based on the field guide by M.J. Tyler, L.A. Smith & R.E. Johnstone, Frogs of Western Australia, Revised Edition, Western Australian Museum, 2000.

The 39 species marked with the symbol are endemic to Western Australia.  I have seen the species marked in bold in Western Australia.  I have some photographs of some Western Australian frogs.

Arenophryne rotunda Sandhill Frog
Crinia bilingua Bilingual Froglet
Crinia georgiana Quacking Frog
Crinia glauerti Glauert's Froglet / Clicking Froglet
Crinia insignifera Squelching Froglet
Crinia pseudinsignifera Bleating Froglet
Crinia subinsignifera South Coast Froglet
Cyclorana australis Giant Frog
Cyclorana cryptotis Hidden-ear Frog
Cyclorana cultripes Knife-footed Frog
Cyclorana longipes Long-footed Frog
Cyclorana maini Main's Frog
Cyclorana platycephala Water-holding Frog
Cyclorana vagitus Wailing Frog
Geocrinia alba White-bellied Frog
Geocrinia leai Lea's Frog
Geocrinia lutea Nornalup Frog
Geocrinia rosea Roseate Frog
Geocrinia vitellina Yellow-bellied Frog
Heleioporus albopunctatus Western Spotted Frog
Heleioporus barycragus Hooting Frog
Heleioporus eyrei Moaning Frog
Heleioporos inornatus Whooping Frog
Heleioporus psammophilus Sand Frog
Limnodynastes convexiusculus Marbled Frog
Limnodynastes depressus Flat-headed Frog
Limnodynastes dorsalis Banjo Frog / Pobblebonk Frog
Limnodynastes ornatus Ornate Frog
Limnodynastes spenceri Spencer's Frog
Limnodynastes tasmaniensis (introduced) Spotted Grass Frog
Litoria adelaidensis Slender Tree Frog
Litoria bicolor Northern Dwarf Tree Frog
Litoria caerulea Green Tree Frog
Litoria cavernicola Cave-dwelling Frog
Litoria coplandi Copland's Rock Frog
Litoria cyclorhyncha Spotted-thighed Frog
Litoria dahlii Dahl's Aquatic Frog
Litoria inermis Peter's Frog
Litoria meiriana Rockhole Frog
Litoria microbelos Javelin Frog
Litoria moorei Motorbike Frog / Western Bell Frog
Litoria nasuta Rocket Frog
Litoria pallida Pale Frog
Litoria rothii Roth's Tree Frog
Litoria rubella Desert Tree Frog
Litoria splendida Magnificent Tree Frog
Litoria tornieri Tornier's Frog
Litoria wotjulumensis Wotjulum Frog
Megistolotis lignarius Woodworker Frog
Metacrinia nichollsi Nicholl's Toadlet
Myobatrachus gouldii Turtle Frog
Neobatrachus albipes White-footed Trilling Frog
Neobatrachus aquilonius Northern Burrowing Frog
Neobatrachus centralis Desert Trilling Frog
Neobatrachus fulvus Tawny Trilling Frog
Neobatrachus kunapalari Kunapalari Frog
Neobatrachus pelobatoides Humming Frog
Neobatrachus sutor Shoemaker Frog
Neobatrachus wilsmorei Wilsmore's Frog
Notaden melanoscaphus Northern Spadefoot
Notaden nichollsi Desert Spadefoot
Notaden weigeli Weigel's Spadefoot
Pseudophryne douglasi Douglas' Toadlet
Pseudophryne guentheri Gunther's Toadlet
Pseudophryne occidentalis Western Toadlet
Spicospina flammocaerulea Sunset Frog
Uperoleia aspera Derby Toadlet
Uperoleia borealis Northern Toadlet
Uperoleia crassa Fat Toadlet
Uperoleia glandulosa Glandular Toadlet
Uperoleia lithomoda Stonemason's Toadlet
Uperoleia marmorata Marbled Toadlet
Uperoleia micromeles Tanami Toadlet
Uperoleia minima Small Toadlet
Uperoleia mjobergi Mjoberg's Toadlet
Uperoleia russelli Russell's Toadlet
Uperoleia talpa  Mole Toadlet
Uperoleia trachyderma Blacksoil Toadlet

Rob Davis has produced some excellent information about the frogs of Western Australia on his Western Wildlife web site.

Copyright Frank O'Connor 1997-2005 Visits Last Modified 26th April 2005