Eastern Banjo Frog
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Breeding season: spring to early autumn. Females lay up to 4000 pigmented eggs enclosed in a white frothy floating foam raft hidden amongst aquatic vegetation.
Adults have a large oval tibial gland and a narrow elongate skin gland on the upper jaw. Short and rounded snout and indistinct tympanum.
South Australia through south-eastern Australia to the extreme south-east of Queensland and Tasmania.
Source: Atlas of Living Australia
Mass spawning can occur after heavy rain with intense calling.
Carnivore. Adults feed on invertebrates.
Friable loamy or sandy soils in which to burrow. Often found in dug up gardens.
Native to Australia