Wet forest frogs of south-east Queensland
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The frog species described herein live and breed in wet forest north of the Queensland-New South Wales border to Gladstone, and as far west as the Great Dividing Range. The primary habitat of these species is rain and/or wet sclerophyll forest (wet forest). Most occur only in wet forest; a handful also occur in dry forest. Dry forest /woodland species not normally found in wet forest are not included, except in the key (pages 5-12) and similar species sections of some species accounts. Eleven of the seventeen frog species in this booklet are rare or threatened (Queensland Nature Conservation [Wildlife] Regulation 1994). Most have suffered local declines due to loss or degradation of habitat. Five stream-breeding species however have declined for unknown reasons. Amongst the latter are the Southern Gastric Brooding Frog and Southern Dayfrog, species not seen since the late 1970s.
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