South Australia desert type idea what it is

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South Australia desert type idea what it is

Postby Tbaker » Wed Jul 02, 2014 5:46 pm

This little guy showed up one day, we have no clue as to what he is. We live at the base of the flinders rangers and Simpson desert .


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Postby kismetgecko » Thu Jul 03, 2014 6:37 pm

Hi Tbaker,

It's a Neobatrachus of some sort, but I'm really not going to be able to tell you whether it's pictus, centralis or sudelli. Someone more knowledgeable will hopefully come along and sort out the distinction for us! :P


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Postby David De Angelis » Fri Jul 04, 2014 4:01 pm

To make things a little easier, genetic and call analysis resulted in N. centralis being merged with sudelli in 2010!

North of the Flinders is most likely N. sudelli (now "sudellae" after the naming was clarified in 2012).


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