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

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    • Leiopelma hochstetteri
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    • Hochstetter's Frog

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What

Hochstetter's Frog Leiopelma hochstetteri

Observer

grantwebster

Date

January 29, 2012 12:54 PM HST

Description

A juvenile Hochstetter's Frog (Leiopelma hochstetteri), found under a rock in a stream in Coromandel Forest Park, New Zealand.

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What

Hochstetter's Frog Leiopelma hochstetteri

Observer

bastian

Date

December 17, 2008

Photos / Sounds

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What

Hochstetter's Frog Leiopelma hochstetteri

Observer

phil2

Date

October 21, 2007

Description

Small mainly green frogs with slight webbing on hind feet, near fast flowing clean streams. Quite warty with no eardrums.

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Description from Wikipedia

Hochstetter's frog (Leiopelma hochstetteri) is a primitive frog native to New Zealand, one of only four extant species belonging to the taxonomic family Leiopelmatidae. It is named after the German geologist Ferdinand von Hochstetter.

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Conservation Summary

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