Tusked frog

The Tusked frog is classified as Near Threatened (NT), is close to qualifying for or is likely to qualify for a threatened category in the near future.

The tusked frog (Adelotus brevis) is a species of ground-dwelling frog from native to eastern Australia from Eungella National Park, Queensland south to Ourimbah, New South Wales. It is the only species in the Adelotus genus. More

Tusked Frog ( Adelotus brevis ) = Tusked Frog | Adelotus brevis photo Male Tusked Frog from Wallingat National Park, New South Wales Image by Brad (froggydarb) - GNU Free Documentation License. More

The Tusked Frog gets its name from the greatly enlarged pair of teeth in its lower jaw. Identification The Tusked Frog has rough, warty skin with an olive-covered back and black, white and red markings on its underside. More

The Tusked Frog is not listed as an Endangered Species on Part 1 of Schedule 1 of the Threatened Species Conservation Act, and thus populations of Tusked Frog are eligible for listing on Part 2 of Schedule 1 of the Act. More

The Tusked Frog is the only Australian frog species in which males are generally larger than the females. Males use tusk-like protrusions in their lower mouth to fight. Females lay a foamy egg mass under rocks in rainforest streams, and often guard their egg mass. More

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Image: Tusked Frog, Adelotus brevis - Add comment Add tags Tusked Frog, Adelotus brevis Description Tusked Frog, Adelotus brevis Photographer: G Little More

Tusked frogs are found through a broad range of habitats covering open grasslands, large swamps, low woodlands, dry and wet sclerophyl forests and rainforest and appear none too concerned about whether the site is natural or artificial or whether it is pristine or highly More

Tusked Frog distribution map The Tusked Frog has small protrusions on the lower jaw that look like tusks. These grow to 5mm in length in males. Male Tusked Frogs have a large head, and females have a smaller proportioned head. More

Tusked Frog population in the Nandewar and New England Tableland Bioregions - priority actions - regional information Print: this page Recovery & threat abatement Recovery strategies Threat abatement strategies Search More

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Order : Anura
Family : Limnodynastidae
Genus : Adelotus
Species : brevis
Authority : (G√ľnther, 1863)
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