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Australian Myobatrachids, Cane Toad



Myobatrachids

Tusked Frog
(Adelotus brevis)
Tusked Frog
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... Click to continue>
Pouched Frog
(Assa darlingtoni)
Pouched Frog
The Pouched Frog is a small red-brown frog. Some specimens have a V-shaped patches or light brown dots scattered on their backs. There is usually a dark brown stripe from the nostril through the eye down each side of the body. It has a fold of skin... Click to continue>
Eastern Common Froglet
(Crinia signifera)
Eastern Common Froglet
The Eastern Common Froglet is a small brown or grey frog with variable markings. It has a dark triangular mark on the upper lip and darker bands on the legs. There is a small white spot at the base of each arm. The underside is a similar colour to... Click to continue>
Tasmanian Froglet
(Crinia tasmaniensis)
Tasmanian Froglet
The Tasmanian Froglet is a small brown frog often with spots or blotches of another colour. Some individuals are all brown or all black. It often has a reddish stripe from the nostril and down each side. The underside is white with some red and dark... Click to continue>
Wallum Froglet
(Crinia tinnula)
Wallum Froglet
The Wallum Froglet is a small brown frog and looks similar to the Eastern Common Froglet. The Wallum Froglet has a white stripe from the tip of the snout down the throat. The back varies from grey to brown and has smooth texture, and has indistinct... Click to continue>
Giant Burrowing Frog
(Heleioporus australiacus)
Giant Burrowing Frog
The Giant Burrowing Frog is a large grey or dark brown frog with a white underside. It has yellow spots on the side and a yellow stripe on the upper lip. In immatures the lip is an orange pink colour.The skin is rough. During thge breeding season... Click to continue>
Eastern Banjo Frog
(Limnodynastes dumerili)
Eastern Banjo Frog
The Eastern Banjo Frog is a common burrowing frog and may be found ijn large numbers. The frog is variable in colour and pattern. It can be plain, spotted or striped. Males call from the cover of floating vegetation. The common name Pobblebonk comes... Click to continue>
Northern Banjo Frog
(Limnodynastes terraereginae)
Northern Banjo Frog
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... Click to continue>
Ornate Burrowing Frog
(Limnodynastes ornatus)
Ornate Burrowing Frog
The Ornate Burrowing Frog is a stout frog with broad head with protruding eyes. Variable colour pattern; pale sandy back patterned with irregular darker markings, edged in black; pale butterfly shaped marking often present between shoulders; pale... Click to continue>
Salmon-striped Frog
(Limnodynastes salmini)
Salmon-striped Frog
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... Click to continue>
Spotted Marsh Frog
(Limnodynastes tasmaniensis)
Spotted Marsh Frog
The Spotted Marsh Frog is a light brown to olive-green frog with large, irregular green or brown spots. Some specimens have a thin cream, yellow or orange stripe along the back from the snout to the vent. It has a raised pale stripe from below the... Click to continue>
Striped Marsh Frog
(Limnodynastes peroni)
Striped Marsh Frog
The Striped Marsh Frog is pale fawn to golden-brown with dark brown or black stripes along the back. It has a black mask from the nostril, through the eye and down to the shoulder. Click to continue>
Fleay's Barred Frog
(Mixophyes fleayi)
Fleay's Barred Frog
Fleay's Barred Frog is light brown with darker blotches. It has an irregular darker brown band from behind the eyes down the back. There is also a dark stripe on the head from in front of the nostril, through the eye to the tympanum. The arms and... Click to continue>
Giant Barred Frog
(Mixophyes iteratus)
Giant Barred Frog
The Giant Barred Frog the second largest frog in Australia. reaching a maximum It is dark brown with some darker spot. The underside is white. The iris is golden. It has a thin dark stripe from the snout, through the eye, and down past the tympanum.... Click to continue>
Great Barred Frog
(Mixophyes fasciolatus)
Great Barred Frog
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... Click to continue>
Southern Barred Frog
(Mixophyes balbus)
Southern Barred Frog
The Southern Barred Frog or Stuttering Frog is brown above blending to pale yellow underneath, It has an irregular shaped blotch from between the eyes to half way down the back. The head has a dark stripe from the nostril through the eye to the... Click to continue>
Red-groined Froglet
(Paracrinia haswelli)
Red-groined Froglet
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... Click to continue>
Bibron's Toadlet
(Pseudophryne bibroni)
Bibron's Toadlet
Bibron's Toadlet is mid to dark brown with a pair of boomerang-shaped ridges over the shoulder. The underside is marbled black and white. Tadpoles are dark brown with clear fins that are finely flecked with black or brown. Click to continue>
Corroboree Frog
(Pseudophryne corroboree)
Corroboree Frog
The Corroboree Frog is a black frog with bold yellow striped markings. The word Corroboree is an Aboriginal word for a gathering or meeting where traditionally the attendees paint themselves with markings. Click to continue>
Red-backed Toadlet
(Pseudophryne coriacea)
Red-backed Toadlet
The Red-backed Toadlet is orange red or reddish brown above with a broad black band on the sides from the snout down to the hind legs. The underside is boldly marbled black and white. It has a white spot in the armpits. Click to continue>
Red-crowned Toadlet
(Pseudophryne australis)
Red-crowned Toadlet
The Red-crowned Toadlet is dark brown or black with a red T-shaped mark on its head. It has a red wash or spots over its back. The sides are a blue-grey with white marks in the armpits and thighs. The underside is marbled black and white with a... Click to continue>
Dusky Toadlet
(Uperoleia fusca)
Dusky Toadlet
The Dusky Toadlet is a dark brown or grey brown frog, usually with lighter brown markings. There is normally a pale triangle shape on the head, and a pale yellow patch in the armpit. The underside is white with many dark blue or black speckles. It... Click to continue>
Smooth Toadlet
(Uperoleia laevigata)
Smooth Toadlet
The Smooth Toadlet is a grey-brown or olive-brown frog, often with darker spots and blotches. It usually has a pale triangular patch on the head and a pale yellow patch in the armpit. The underside is white and there is a red patch in the thighs. Click to continue>
Tyler's Toadlet
(Uperoleia tyleri)
Tyler's Toadlet
Tyler's Toadlet is a dark brown or light brown frog with some orange or yellow spotting on the back. There is an indistinct pale mark on the crown of the head. It has a pale yellow patch in the armpits, and a yellow thigh patch. The underside is... Click to continue>

Toads

Cane Toad
(Bufo marinus)
Cane Toad
Cane Toads are large, stout amphibians with a dry and warty skin. Grey and olive brown above with pale belly with dark, irregular spots. The males make a low-pitched whirring sound when calling.

Cane toads have venomous glands, and can... Click to continue>


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