NORTHERN BANJO FROG FACTS
The Northern Banjo Frog is brown above with some darker flecks. It has orange red or scarlet markings in the thigh and sides. It has a dark band from the snout to the shoulder, underlined by a raised cream to orange bar. The armpit is orange and the underside is white. It is similar to the Eastern Banjo Frog, but can be distinguished by the red thigh. It is a burrowing species and spends time underground during dry periods.
up to 75mm
dams, flooded areas and ditches in forest, woodland, cleared land or farmland.
The eggs are laid in a floating foamy mass. The tadpoles are very dark brown and grow to 70 mm.
eastern Queensland and northeastern 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:||Northern Banjo Frog|
Relatives in same Genus
Eastern Banjo Frog (L. dumerili)
Striped Marsh Frog (L. peroni)
Salmon-striped Frog (L. salmini)
Spotted Marsh Frog (L. tasmaniensis)