RED-GROINED FROGLET FACTS
The Red-groined Froglet varies in colour from grey to pale brown to red-brown, with some darker flecks. There is usually a faint stripe running down the back, and a dark band from behind the eye to the shoulder. The thighs are red, hence the common name. The underside is light brown with white patches.
up to 30mm
The Red-groined Froglet is found in coastal swamps, especially paperbark swamps (Wallum) and heathland. Also dams, ponds and ditches in eucalypt forest and woodland.
The female lays eggs in the water attached to sticks and leaves. The tadpoles have deeply arched tail fins.
eastern Australia from Port Macquarie, New South Wales to the Mornington Peninsula in Victoria
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:||Red-groined Froglet|