Name: Nectophrynoides tornieri
Geographic Range: This species occurs in the Usambara, Uluguru, Nguru, Ukaguru, Mahenge and Udzungwa Mountains, and on Mount Rungwe, in eastern and southern Tanzania. It occurs from 300m (Kimboza Forest in the Uluguru foothills) up to at least 1,800m asl. This species will probably be eventually found throughout the Eastern Arc mountain chain. Some records from the West Usambara Mountains, and some of the specimens from the Uluguru Mountains, which are both included here, probably represent two undescribed species. AFRICA Habitat: It lives in lowland and montane forest, and is found low in the vegetation and on the ground. It can tolerate some disturbance to its habitat, and can survive in banana plantations, but probably not in very open areas Reproductive Mode: III, I.
IUCN Status: Least concern.
Simon Loader, John Poynton, Kim Howell 2004. Nectophrynoides tornieri. In: IUCN 2011. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.2.
Name: Limnodynastes dumerilii
Geographic Range: This Australian endemic occurs along the southeast coast of Australia from southeast Queensland south along the coast of New South Wales, throughout Victoria and into the southwest corner of South Australia. It is also found along the northern and eastern coasts of Tasmania, as well as an isolated population in the centre. Habitat: The species frequents all habitats except alpine areas, rainforest and extremely arid zones. It is found commonly in suburban gardens, dams and swamps. It burrows in loamy soils and forages on the surface after rain. It breeds in dams, small lakes, marshes and slow-flowing streams Reproductive Mode: I, B
IUCN Status: Least concern
Jean-Marc Hero, Peter Brown, Ed Meyer, Frank Lemckert, Peter Robertson, John Clarke 2004. Limnodynastes dumerilii. In: IUCN 2011. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version...