Tadpole, frog ansd egg mass ID, Dorrigo

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Tadpole, frog ansd egg mass ID, Dorrigo

Postby Kristen » Sun Sep 21, 2014 6:31 pm

Hi, went for a walk around the dorrigo area and found some frogs and tadpoles. I think the frogs might be Litoria phyllochroa. The tadpoles were roughly 5-8cms long found along a creek/waterfall, fairly fast flowing water. The eggs were in pools off the side of the creek on the rocks, there were thousands of them in every little pocket of water (at all stages of development).
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Postby Kristen » Sun Sep 21, 2014 6:36 pm

more photos
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really bad photo sorry, this one was really skinny and didnt know where he was jumping, seemed pretty sick
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Postby Kristen » Sun Sep 21, 2014 6:41 pm

more photos again, only iphone photos so sorry if they arent that great
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Postby Aaron » Mon Sep 22, 2014 10:01 pm

Great shots Kristen. Can't be too sure about the frog as there are both L. phyllochroa and L. barringtonensis there but I think it looks like the former. The eggs and tadpoles are those of the Stuttering Barred Frog (Mixophyes balbus) in my opinion.

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