Tiny Toadlet

Uperoleia micra Doughty & Roberts 2008

Species Info Card | Updated 1 decade ago

This small species is dark brown to almost black, with red highlights on the snout and upper arms and on the sides a bluish hue with white dots. The skin is covered with raised tubercles giving it a roughened appearance.

Breeding Biology

Males call near flowing water associated with sandstone outcrops.


Associated with sandstone platforms and boulders.


micra means 'small'.


This recently discovered species was initially identified by its unique call.

Distribution map for Tiny Toadlet

The north-west Kimberley region, including the Mitchell Plateau, Prince Regent River and offshore islands.

A high-pitched rasp repeated frequently.