Published April 12, 2024 | Version 2
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Australian Frog Atlas: Fine-scale species distribution maps informed by the FrogID dataset

  • 1. UNSW Sydney and Australian Museum
  • 2. Australian Museum


This is version two of the Australian Frog Atlas: shapefiles and KML files of the most up to date, accurate and detailed set of Australian frog species distribution maps available, and a detailed PDF map of Australian frog species richness. All of these are available as a free resource under the Creative Commons Attribution (CC-BY) 4.0 License. When using any material from the Australian Frog Atlas, please refer to and cite Cutajar et al. (2022), outlined in full below, which introduces the dataset and describes it in detail.

Cutajar. T. P., Portway, C. D., Gillard, G. L., and Rowley, J. J. L. (2022) Australian Frog Atlas: Fine-scale species distribution maps informed by the FrogID dataset. Technical Reports of the Australian Museum Online. 36: 1-48.

Caveat: The occurrence data used in the development of these maps are from a range of sources. Every effort has been made to ensure accuracy and completeness, including vetting of data using published literature. However, no guarantee is given, nor responsibility taken by the authors or their institutions for errors or omissions, nor in respect of any information or advice given in relation to, or as a consequence of, the maps and data provided herein. These maps are indicative only and aim to capture the known and presumed distributions of individual frog species and frog species richness within Australia.





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