Cyclorana novaehollandiae

Cyclorana novaehollandiae

Cyclorana novaehollandiae

(Eastern Snapping Frog)

FAMILY

Hylidae

Species

Cyclorana novaehollandiae

Common name

Eastern Snapping Frog

Main colour

Dark brown to grey or yellow with dark mottles

Body size

Body to 10 cm long

Location

Townsville

Description

This frog has a broad head with a wide mouth. Body colour varies from dark brown to grey or even yellowish with dark mottles, the belly is white but the throat may be flecked with brown. There is a dark stripe extending from the nostril to behind the eye. Fingers are unwebbed, but toes are webbed for about a third of their length. Found in pools in grassland and open forest areas.

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Cyclorana novaehollandiae