GREAT BARRED FROG FACTS
The Great Barred Frog is dark brown above with white underside. It has parallel black bars along the legs, and the thighs are yellow blotched with black. It has a dark line from the snout, through the eye, curving down behind the tympanum (ear hole). The feet are fully webbed, and hands are not webbed. The yes are set high on the head.
up to 8cm
The Great Barred Frog inhabits rainforest, wet eucalypt forest, and Antarctic Beech forests. Almost always found near running water
The female Great Barred Frog lays eggs on banks near streams where they are washed into the stream or pond after the rain.
The Great Barred Frog is found near east coast from central Queensland to central New South Wales
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:||Great Barred Frog|
Relatives in same Genus
Southern Barred Frog (M. balbus)
Fleay's Barred Frog (M. fleayi)
Giant Barred Frog (M. iteratus)