Sandhill Frog

The Sandhill Frog is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

The Northern Sandhill Frog (Arenophryne rotunda) is a small, fossorial frog native to a small region of the Western Australian coast. It was formerly considered the sole species within the Arenophryne genus. More

Sandhill frog distribution map This thick-set, ball-shaped frog has a rounded head and very short legs and toes, with loose skin around the hind legs. More

Unknown, but presumably similar to the Northern Sandhill Frog which has direct-developing eggs. Call Unknown. Eggs Unknown, but likely to be similar to the direct-developing eggs of the Northern Sandhill Frog which is more well-known. More

* Sandhill Frog Arenophryne rotunda, small, fossorial frog in Western Australia * Sandhill Rustic Luperina nickerlii, noctuid moth Disambig gray.svg This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the same title. More

It is believed the Southern Sandhill Frog has lived in the Kalbarri sandhills since diverging genetically from its cousin, the Northern Sandhill frog. Museum herpetologist Paul Doughty says it was an exciting moment when a PHD researcher discovered the species. More

A Southern Sandhill Frog put on show in Geraldton last night has since been returned to the dunes. More

The southern sandhill frog, or Arenophryne xiphorhyncha, is a new species and was revealed yesterday at the WA Museum in Geraldton. Photo above is of Arenophryne rotunda from More

It appears that the Southern Sandhill Frog has lived in the area for more than No Comments ยป | curriculum resources | Tagged: frogs, YOTF | Permalink Posted by cainr - * More

sandhill frog, has helped it evade being identified as a unique species until now. WA Museum herpetologist Paul Doughty said the find was significant because it highlighted the fact a lot was left to be discovered about WA fauna. More

sandhill frog, it was not discovered as a distinct species until now. Many Australian frog species burrow with their hind legs. However, the southern sandhill frog has big front legs for tunneling head first into its sandy habitat. More

Order : Anura
Family : Myobatrachidae
Genus : Arenophryne
Species : rotunda
Authority : Tyler, 1976