Uperoleia mjobergii Andersson, 1913

Mjoberg’s toadlet



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status

Last record: 1913 or before

Rediscovered in February 1980



Fitzroy River plains and surrounding area, Western Australia


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Andersson, L. G. (1913). Results of Dr E. Mjoberg's Swedish Scientific Expeditions to Australia 1910-1913. IV Batrachians. K. Svenska Vetenskapsakad. Handl. 52 (4): 1-26.


Other references:

Cutajar, Timothy P., Portway, Christopher D., Gillard, Grace L. and Rowley, Jodi J. L. (2022). Australian Frog Atlas: Species’ Distribution Maps Informed by the FrogID Dataset. Technical Reports of the Australian Museum Online 36: 1-48.

Jean-Marc Hero, Dale Roberts. (2004). Uperoleia mjobergii. In: IUCN 2012. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2012.2. ( Downloaded on 24 February 2013.

Tyler, Michael J., Davies, Margaret, and Martin, Angus A. (1981a). Australian frogs of the leptodactylid genus Uperoleia Gray. Aust. J. Zool. Suppl. 79. [includes a redescription of this species]

Tyler, Michael J., Davies, Margaret, and Martin, Angus A. (1981b). New and rediscovered species of frogs from the Derby-Broome area of Western Australia. Rec. West. Aust. Mus. 9(2): 147-172.

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


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