Painted burrowing frog

The Painted burrowing frog is classified as Endangered (EN), considered to be facing a very high risk of extinction in the wild.

The Painted Burrowing Frog (Neobatrachus pictus) is a species of burrowing frog native to western Victoria, eastern South Australia and southern New South Wales. They are also one of six species of frog which inhabit Kangaroo Island. More

The painted burrowing frog is classified as Critically Endangered (CR B2ab(iii,v)) on the IUCN Red List 2004 (1) and is listed on Appendix II of CITES (3). More

Painted burrowing frog tadpole burrowing in sand substrate© Franco Andreone Newly metamorphosed painted burrowing froglet© Franco Andreone Painted burrowing frog© Nick Garbutt / naturepl. More

Painted burrowing frog - Scientific Committee determination Predation by Gambusia holbrooki - The Plague Minnow (PDF - 523KB) Painted Burrowing Frog - profile = Scientific name: Neobatrachus pictus Conservation status in NSW: Endangered More

The Sudell's Frog or Painted Burrowing Frog (Neobatrachus sudelli) is a species of burrowing frog common to a large part of southeastern Australia. More

Painted Burrowing Frogs live in dry forests and disturbed areas of southeastern Australia. They can spend a large part of the year burrowed underground, awaiting a large rain. This frog was found near Lake Broadwater in southeast Queensland's outback. More

The Painted Burrowing Frog Neobatrachus pictus is a burrowing frog, grey, light brown or yellow above with large, irregular dark-brown or olive green patches and usually a thin light yellowish vertebral stripe. 2. More

The Painted Burrowing Frog or Malagasy Rainbow Frog was named in 2008 as "being among the rarest and most remarkable amphibians" on the planet. Thousands are captured every year for the pet trade. More

Order : Anura
Family : Microhylidae
Genus : Scaphiophryne
Species : gottlebei
Authority : Busse and Böhme, 1992