TUSKED FROG FACTS
The Tusked Frog has small protrusions on the lower jaw that look like tusks. These grow to 5mm in length in males. Male Tusked Frogs have a large head, and females have a smaller proportioned head. The upper surface is usually brown, but sometimes olive or black. The skin has low ridges, warts and irregular dark markings. The underside is patterned black and white. The thighs are marbled red and black.
4cm - 5cm. the female is smaller than male
dams, ditches, flooded grassland , creeks, wet eucalypt forest and woodland.
eggs are laid as a foamy mass
native to eastern Australia from Eungella National Park in Queensland down to central coat of 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
The conservation status in the 2004 IUCN Red List of Threatened Animals is "lower risk/near threatened".
|Common Name:||Tusked Frog|