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Marbled Frog

Marbled Frog
Photo: Courtesy of Damon Ramsey
BSc.(Zool) Biologist Guide


Marbled Frog:
 Limnodynastes convexiusculus

  •  Medium sized frog

  •  Striking blotches of olive over a paler background, like army camouflage.

  • No webbing on toes or fingers.

Call:

  • Call is a loud, high, fast and nasal "bunk"

Size:

  • The average adult length of the Marbled Frog is 55 millimetres.

Distribution:

  • Often found calling from hiding under plant debris, and clumps of snagged grass. Found off roadside verges. Common in Darwin and the upper tropics, not extending far inland.

Interest:

  • Some specimens have apparently been found in Darwin with dorsal spines!

Script courtesy of Naturalist Guide Damon Ramsey

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