Crinia tinnula Straughan and Main, 1966

Class: Amphibia > Order: Anura > Superfamily: Myobatrachoidea > Family: Myobatrachidae > Genus: Crinia > Species: Crinia tinnula

English Names

Wallum Froglet (Cogger, 1975, Rept. Amph. Australia: 48; Ingram, Nattrass, and Czechura, 1993, Mem. Queensland Mus., 33: 222; Frank and Ramus, 1995, Compl. Guide Scient. Common Names Amph. Rept. World: 94).

Tinkling Froglet (Barker, Grigg, and Tyler, 1995, Field Guide Aust. Frogs., Ed. 2: 301; Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 116).


Coastal southern Queensland from the Tweed River to Tin Can Bay, Queensland, Australia, as well as a number of offshore island including Fraser Island, Moreton and North Stradbroke Island.

Geographic Occurrence

Natural Resident: Australia

Endemic: Australia


See photograph, map, description of geographic range and habitat, and conservation status in Stuart, Hoffmann, Chanson, Cox, Berridge, Ramani, and Young, 2008, Threatened Amph. World: 462. See brief account by Tyler and Knight, 2009, Field Guide Frogs Aust.: 116–117. Cutajar, Portway, Gillard, and Rowley, 2022, Tech. Rep. Aust. Mus. Online, 36: 14, provided a polygon distribution map.

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