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Spotted Marsh Frog

Limnodynastes tasmaniensis

Description:

Up to 4.5cm in size, its colour varies from light brown to a rich olive-green with a series of large, darker splotches and often a narrow pale stripe running down its back. Its call is a very rapid “uk-uk-uk-uk” repeated at intervals.

Habitat:

An adaptable species found throughout the eastern regions of Australia, usually sheltering near water. It is often the first frog to take advantage of new dams, ditches and water-covered areas.

Notes:

Found him/her swimming in a bucket of water

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2 Comments

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 2 years ago

Nice spotting now that you have the missing Information thanks to Martinl please can you edit this spotting and add it.

MartinL
MartinL 2 years ago

Nice frog.
Welcome to the project
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Victoria, Australia

Lat: -37.85, Long: 145.43

Spotted on Feb 3, 2011
Submitted on Mar 23, 2012

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