Crinia insignifera Moore, 1954

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Superfamily: Myobatrachoidea > Family: Myobatrachidae > Genus: Crinia > Species: Crinia insignifera

English Names

White-throated Froglet (Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 94).

Sign-bearing Froglet (Barker, Grigg, and Tyler, 1995, Field Guide Aust. Frogs., Ed. 2: 289; Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 114).

Squelching Froglet (Tyler and Doughty, 2009, Field Guide Frogs W. Aust., 4th ed.: 36; Bush, Maryan, Browne-Cooper, and Robinson, 2010, Field Guide Rept. Amph. Perth Region, 2nd Ed.: 31).

Distribution

Southwestern Western Australia: permanent and seasonal wetlands on the coastal plain between Gingin and Bussleton; Rottnest Island.

Comment

See Blackwell and Bull, 1978, Heredity, 40: 13-25, for discussion of hybrid zone with Crinia pseudinsignifera. Roberts, 2010, J. Herpetol., 44: 654-657, also discussed the pattern of hybridization. See account, photograph, and map by Tyler and Doughty, 2009, Field Guide Frogs W. Aust., 4th ed.: 36. See brief accounts by Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 114-115; Bush, Maryan, Browne-Cooper, and Robinson, 2010, Field Guide Rept. Amph. Perth Region, 2nd Ed.: 31.

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