Spotted Marsh Frog
Tadpole, swimming, profile
Ellura
Spotted Marsh Frog
Tadpole, profile
 
    
Spotted Marsh Frog (Limnodynastes tasmaniensis)Class: Animal (Animalia) - Chordate (Chordata) - Amphibian (Amphibia)
Order: Frog & Toad (Anura)
Family: Southern Frog (Myobatrachidae)
Species: Spotted Marsh Frog (Limnodynastes tasmaniensis)
This Photo:     Tadpole, dorsal
Other name: Spotted Grass Frog

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee)
Where do these live? We've been at Ellura for over 2 years now and never seen one. We don't have any standing water (damn, spring, etc). Suddenly after a day of gentle rain one of these just hopped in for a visit!

Copyright © 2014- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 04-Apr-2014
This species is classed as LC (Least Concern) in the Murray Mallee, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)