Two types of tad in Dorrigo

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Two types of tad in Dorrigo

Postby gtsteve » Sun Jul 29, 2007 2:24 pm

I recently stayed a couple of nights in Dorrigo, and saw two (at least) different types of tads in a backyard pond. I took pics. One type was up to 5cm and skinny and the other looked like a almost legal sized flathead at 9 to 10 cm. I took their pics in a plastic bag (instead of my hand) to avoid stressing them so they may be a bit distorted, one big one and a few of the different little skinny ones. I heard Crinia and that's all, but these aren't crinia. What get's to 10cm odd in Dorrigo?
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Postby Aaron » Sun Jul 29, 2007 2:39 pm

Hey,

I the big ones look like either Mixophyes fasciolatus or Mixophyes iteratus ... I think they look more like fasciolatus. I'm not sure about the smaller one in the third pic, did you get any pics of it by itself?

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Postby GrantW » Sun Jul 29, 2007 5:58 pm

There Mixophyes fasciolatus.

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Postby gtsteve » Sun Jul 29, 2007 7:17 pm

Yes some small ones. And thanks I think that you are right about the Mixo's
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Postby GrantW » Mon Jul 30, 2007 10:41 am

The smaller ones are Litoria something, probably caerulea or dentata.

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Postby gtsteve » Mon Jul 30, 2007 10:34 pm

Thanks guys.


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