SALMON-STRIPED FROG FACTS
The Salmon-striped Frog is brown above with spots and blotches of darker brown. It has pink, orange or red-brown stripes running down the back with two on each side and one down the centre of the back. It has an orange bar from under the eye to the shoulder. The armpit is orange. The underside is white, and the thighs are mottled black and white. The Salmon-striped Frog is often a burrowing species and spends time underground or under logs and rocks.
up to 75mm
dams, flooded areas and ditches in open areas or woodland.
up to 1500 eggs are laid in floating foamy masses. Tadpoles are very dark brown and grown to 65mm.
southeastern Queensland and northern 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:||Salmon-striped Frog|
Relatives in same Genus
Eastern Banjo Frog (L. dumerili)
Striped Marsh Frog (L. peroni)
Spotted Marsh Frog (L. tasmaniensis)
Northern Banjo Frog (L. terraereginae)