Help Identifying some Frogs

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Ghastly Gengar
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Help Identifying some Frogs

Postby Ghastly Gengar » Sun Jan 22, 2017 6:30 pm

Hi everybody, I am new here.

I have an interest in frogs but don't know a lot about them, I only really know about Green Tree Frogs. I have come across these little guys recently and am wondering if any body could tell me what types of frogs they are? I would really appreciate it.

Thank you kindly.

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Re: Help Identifying some Frogs

Postby Aaron » Sun Jan 22, 2017 7:00 pm

A nice selection of frogs!

From top to bottom:

Short-footed Frog (Cyclorana brevipes)

Ornate Burrowing Frog (Platyplectrum ornatum)

Desert Tree Frog (Litoria rubella)

Ornate Burrowing Frog (Platyplectrum ornatum) - they can be variable!

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Re: Help Identifying some Frogs

Postby Ghastly Gengar » Sun Jan 22, 2017 8:46 pm

Thank you so much, Aaron!

It is quite interesting that the Ornate Burrowing Frog comes in so many different colours/patterns. It was raining here last night so it was real cool going outside and seeing all the different frogs hanging around.

I appreciate your help. :)

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Re: Help Identifying some Frogs

Postby Aaron » Mon Jan 23, 2017 8:01 pm

Glad to help,

The Short-footed Frog is a particularly good find if it was as far east as Coominya. They are not that common that far east I don't think!

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Re: Help Identifying some Frogs

Postby Ghastly Gengar » Tue Jan 24, 2017 10:03 am

Really? That's very cool, I had no idea. I have personally never seen one until the other night but thought it was such a cute little fellow. I can tell you I see plenty of Cane Toads though, like a lot of people in the area!

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Re: Help Identifying some Frogs

Postby annette » Thu Apr 27, 2017 8:44 pm

That short-footed frog pic is great - beautiful little frog!


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