Globally Vulnerable (VU) (Source: IUCN Red List)

Classification
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  • Scientific Names
    • Leiopelma pakeka
    • Leioplelma pakeka
  • English
    • Maud Island Frog
    • Pakeka Frog

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Recent observations

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Maud Island Frog Leiopelma pakeka

Observer

absoluteandy

Date

September 19, 2016

Description

Female

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Maud Island Frog Leiopelma pakeka

Observer

absoluteandy

Date

September 19, 2016

Description

Juvenile

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Maud Island Frog Leiopelma pakeka

Observer

laverymike

Date

May 14, 2015 12:04 PM NZST

Description

The largest of New Zealand's four native frog, all belonging to one of the most primitive frog families Leiopelmatidae (found exclusively in NZ).

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Maud Island Frog Leiopelma pakeka

Observer

mfpaul

Date

March 10, 2014

Description

Taken during emergence survey of translocated Leiopelma pakeka at Zealandia

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Maud Island Frog Leiopelma pakeka

Observer

zealandia2

Date

June 11, 2014 12:21 PM NZST

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Maud Island Frog Leiopelma pakeka

Observer

bernardsmith

Date

March 7, 2011

Description

found during survey; rock & litter disassembled very slowly to assess survival & breeding

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Maud Island Frog Leiopelma pakeka

Observer

bastian

Date

November 12, 2008

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Maud Island Frog Leiopelma pakeka

Observer

phil2

Date

September 12, 2001

Description

Large dark brown frog, no eardrums, very distinct eye veination

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Description from Wikipedia

The Maud Island frog, Leiopelma pakeka, is a primitive frog native to New Zealand, one of only four extant species belonging to the taxonomic family Leiopelmatidae.

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Conservation Summary

Source: IUCN 2011. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.2. . Downloaded on 10 November 2011.
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