Parsley Frog

The Parsley 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 Common Parsley Frog (Pelodytes punctatus) is a very small and slender frog with long hindlegs, flat head and vertical pupils. Males reach only 3.5, females 4.5 centimetres. More

Parsley frogs, Pelodytidae, is a family of order Anura. The family consists of just one genus, Pelodytes, which contains only three species. These frogs can be found in southwestern Europe and the Caucasus. More

Parsley Frog (which is actually a toad). Looks like parsley, smells like garlic, and climbs up glass using his belly as a sucker. A toad that rolls over to flash his yellow belly at you is, naturally, a Yellow-bellied Toad. More

The Parsley frog is a quite primitive species, with cat-eyed pupils and lumbar amplexus while breeding. It prefers open dry or damp stony areas like drystone wall and other rocky outcrops with small shallow temporary ponds. More

The Parsley Frogs were once considered members of the Pelobatidae, an older family of frogs belonging to the order Archeobatrachia ("old" or "ancient" frogs). More

Parsley Frog, Common Parsley Frog, Mud-diver - P. punctatus ( More

Parsley frogs (named for their speckled green coloration), are small and gracile, with large, bulging eyes. More

A closeup of a Common Parsley Frog sitting on a rock. Enter your search terms Submit search form More

periods the Parsley Frogs can be observed quite easily, while in the other periods during the day they rest under stones or in burrows that they dig. They hunt insects at night, and are predated by barn owls, among others. More

Parsley Frogs are either light brown, grey, or light olive in colour with green, irregular shaped markings on their back. They have a white coloured underside and around the pelvis area this turns to a yellow/orange. They are small agile frogs that are 3 - 5 cms (1. More

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Order : Anura
Family : Pelodytidae
Genus : Pelodytes
Species : punctatus
Authority : (Daudin, 1802)