Uperoleia marmorata Gray, 1841:90

Marbled toadlet, Gray's marbled toadlet, Yellow-spotted toadlet (refers to erroneous NSW population?)



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status


Last record: 1841

IUCN RedList status: Data Deficient


Only known from the holotype collected no later than 1841. Previously the species was considered widespread over in New South Wales on the opposite side of the country, but following a revision of the species by (Tyler et al., 1981) it was restricted to the type locality.



southern side of the mouth of Prince Regent River, Kimberley region, Western Australia, Australia


Anatomy & Morphology



Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Gray, J. E. (1841). Description of some new species and four new genera of reptiles from western Australia, discovered by John Gould, Esq.. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, Series 1, 7: 86-91.


Other references:

Barker, J., Grigg, G. and Tyler, Michael J. (1995). A Field Guide to Australian Frogs. Surrey Beatty and Sons Pty Ltd, New South Wales.

Davies, Margaret. (1987). Taxonomy and systematics of the genus Uperoleia Gray (Anura: Leptodactylidae). PhD thesis, University of Adelaide.

Jean-Marc Hero, Dale Roberts, Paul Horner. (2004). Uperoleia marmorata. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2004: e.T22742A9384483. Accessed on 13 November 2022.

Tyler, M. J., M. M. Davies, and A. A. Martin. 1981. Australian frogs of the leptodactylid genus Uperoleia Gray. Australian Journal of Zoology, Supplemental Series 29 (79): 1–64.

Tyler, Michael J., Smith, L. A. and Johnstone, R. E. (1994). Frogs of Western Australia. Perth: Western Australian Museum.


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