Frogs

See new photos and descriptions of the Tusked Frog, Striped Marsh Frog, Scarlet Sided Pobblebonk, Green Tree Frog, Graceful Tree Frog, Emerald Spotted Tree Frog, and the Ornate Burrowing Frog.
Litoria wilcoxi (HYLIDAE) Stony Creek Frog

Litoria wilcoxi (HYLIDAE) Stony Creek Frog

Wikipedia has: The Stony Creek Frog, is a ground dwelling tree frog (of the family Hylidae, genus Litoria), found in Eastern Australia. The Stony Creek Frog reaches a size of 7 centimeters, and has reduced toe pads. Like most frogs, the colour of the Stoney...

Litoria peronii (HYLIDAE) Emerald Spotted Treefrog

Litoria peronii (HYLIDAE) Emerald Spotted Treefrog

Description Length to 65mm. Brown, grey, or whitish treefrog with dark mottling and slightly warty rough skin. Iridescent green spots scattered over back. Back of thighs and groin mottled with bright yellow and black. Iris of eye silver with a black cross....

Litoria gracilenta (HYLIDAE) Graceful Tree Frog

Litoria gracilenta (HYLIDAE) Graceful Tree Frog

Description Males 40mm, females 45mm. Bright green and yellow treefrog with orange-gold eyes. Green back and outer forearms and legs. Yellow abdomen, lips, and inner arms and legs. Hind surface of thighs purple-brown. Fingers almost fully webbed, and toes...

Litoria fallax (HYLIDAE) Eastern Sedge Frog

Litoria fallax (HYLIDAE) Eastern Sedge Frog

Image: closeup The most common treefrog in Greater Brisbane. It can be green, pale brown or green-sided brown. Also known as Green Reed Frog, Eastern Dwarf Tree Frog The Eastern Sedgefrog has a white stripe from jaw to shoulder and a dark stripe from...

Litoria caerulea (HYLIDAE) Green Tree Frog

Litoria caerulea (HYLIDAE) Green Tree Frog

Bright to dark green back reddish-purple or brown thighs with some iridescent patches. The iris is golden near the pupil and gets redder towards the outside of the eye. The inner halves of the hands are yellow while the outer halves are green - this colour...

Litoria aurea (HYLIDAE) Green and Golden Bell Frog

Litoria aurea (HYLIDAE) Green and Golden Bell Frog

Ground-dwelling tree frog native to eastern Australia, although not Enoggera Creek catchment.Photo: Anne Jones One of the largest Australian frogs. Once one of the most common frogs in south-east Australia, the Green and Golden Bell Frog has undergone major population...

Limnodynastes terraereginae (HYLIDAE) Scarlet Sided Pobblebonk

Limnodynastes terraereginae (HYLIDAE) Scarlet Sided Pobblebonk

Description Length to 80mm. Dark grey or brown frog, plain or with scattered dark blotches. Broad dark stripe from snout to arm, raised yellow stripe from below eye to arm. Bright red, orange or yellow markings along upper arm, flanks, groin and back of...

Limnodynastes peronii (HYLIDAE) Striped Marsh Frog

Limnodynastes peronii (HYLIDAE) Striped Marsh Frog

Description Length 60 -70mm. Smooth frog with pointed snout. Light brown to grey brown with broad dark brown stripes, a cream stripe down the centre of the back, and a wide blacker stripe from the snout through the eye to the arm. Underside white. Legs...

Adelotus brevis (HYLIDAE) Tusked Frog

Adelotus brevis (HYLIDAE) Tusked Frog

Description Males 40mm, females to 50mm. Colour variable, olive to slate grey to blackish brown on the back. Warty skin with darker mottling and often a lighter butterfly shaped mark on the top of the head. Abdomen is smooth and marbled black and white,...