EASTERN BANJO FROG FACTS
The Eastern Banjo Frog is a common burrowing frog and may be found ijn large numbers. The frog is variable in colour and pattern. It can be plain, spotted or striped. Males call from the cover of floating vegetation. The common name Pobblebonk comes from its call which is a musical "bonk" sound.
5cm - 8cm
The Eastern Banjo Frog is found in most habitats where there is still water in swamps, streams, dams, lakes. Not found in alpine areas, rainforest, and arid zones.
Up to 4000 eggs are laid in a large white frothy foam raft amongst aquatic vegetation
The Eastern Banjo Frog is found in Victoria, coastal New South Wales as far as south east Queensland. Also found in northern and eastern Tasmania.
Map is from Atlas of Living Australia website at http://biocache.ala.org.au licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License
|Common Name:||Eastern Banjo Frog|
Relatives in same Genus
Striped Marsh Frog (L. peroni)
Salmon-striped Frog (L. salmini)
Spotted Marsh Frog (L. tasmaniensis)
Northern Banjo Frog (L. terraereginae)