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FrogNeobatrachus sudelli

Spotted Burrowing Frog

Current conservation status: Uncommon, but perhaps more common than previously believed, due to secretive nature.

Family: Myobatrachidae

Appearance: They can be distringuished from other frogs of the region by several features. The back of the frog has numerous small, raised wart-like bumps that give it a rough, sandpaper-like appearance. They have a broad pattern of greenish-brown and darker brown blotches and patterns on the back. The pupils of the eyes form vertical slits. There is a prominent black tubercle under each foot. Overall the frog is a small, squat and short-legged species

Length:  35 - 40mm,

Breeding: Calling can occur at any time of the year, but only after extensive periods of wet weather.

Habitat: The most terrestrial frog found in the region, spending most of the year sheltering in deep burrows in the soil. Individuals are usually only found active on the ground at night after periods of very heavy rainfall, when the ground is completely soaked.

Distribution: Widespread in the region, occuring to near Jindabyne and Bombala.

Biology: The ecology of this species has not yet been studied.

Call: A soft, rapidly repeated, lengthy sequence of evenly spaced clucking or soft popping sounds.

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Frog Survey 8 8 FMC220: Mt Majura Dam, lower, via Jukes St danswell 15 Dec 2018
Frog Survey 0 4 QBN010: 33 Lonergan Drive, Greenleigh AnkeMaria 15 Nov 2018
Frog Survey 7 7 FMC220: Mt Majura Dam, lower, via Jukes St AnkeMaria 15 Oct 2018
Frog Survey 0 2 STP050: Strathnairn Gallery interim pond ACTFrogwatch 22 May 2017
Frog Survey 0 6 FMC230: Mt Majura dam at saddle - Doogie Dam ACTFrogwatch 22 Oct 2016
Frog Survey 0 7 TRA100: Travica property, Gundaroo. Lower Dam ACTFrogwatch 21 Oct 2016
Frog Survey 0 6 FMC230: Mt Majura dam at saddle - Doogie Dam ACTFrogwatch 19 Oct 2016
Frog Survey 0 6 CBR003: Callum Brae Site 3 ACTFrogwatch 17 Oct 2016
Frog Survey 0 4 STP150: Strathnairn Gallery Southern pond ACTFrogwatch 16 Oct 2016
Frog Survey 0 4 STP050: Strathnairn Gallery interim pond ACTFrogwatch 3 Oct 2016
Frog Survey 0 4 STP100: Strathnairn Gallery Main Pond ACTFrogwatch 3 Oct 2016
Frog Survey 0 4 STP150: Strathnairn Gallery Southern pond ACTFrogwatch 3 Oct 2016
Frog Survey 0 5 DUF200: Narrabundah Hill, North Dam ACTFrogwatch 23 Sep 2016
Frog Survey 0 4 STP050: Strathnairn Gallery interim pond ACTFrogwatch 19 Sep 2016
Frog Survey 0 6 STP100: Strathnairn Gallery Main Pond ACTFrogwatch 19 Sep 2016
Frog Survey 0 4 STP150: Strathnairn Gallery Southern pond ACTFrogwatch 19 Sep 2016
Frog Survey 0 6 STP050: Strathnairn Gallery interim pond ACTFrogwatch 15 Sep 2016
Frog Survey 0 6 STP050: Strathnairn Gallery interim pond ACTFrogwatch 14 Sep 2016
Frog Survey 0 4 STP050: Strathnairn Gallery interim pond ACTFrogwatch 12 Sep 2016
Frog Survey 0 4 STP150: Strathnairn Gallery Southern pond ACTFrogwatch 12 Sep 2016
Frog Survey 0 5 STP100: Strathnairn Gallery Main Pond ACTFrogwatch 12 Sep 2016
Frog Survey 0 5 DUF200: Narrabundah Hill, North Dam ACTFrogwatch 8 Sep 2016
Frog Survey 0 4 STP050: Strathnairn Gallery interim pond ACTFrogwatch 5 Sep 2016
Frog Survey 0 5 STP100: Strathnairn Gallery Main Pond ACTFrogwatch 5 Sep 2016
Frog Survey 0 5 STP100: Strathnairn Gallery Main Pond ACTFrogwatch 4 Sep 2016
Frog Survey 0 3 FAD150: Fadden, West Appel bog ACTFrogwatch 4 Sep 2016
Frog Survey 0 5 STP100: Strathnairn Gallery Main Pond ACTFrogwatch 29 Aug 2016
Frog Survey 0 5 STP100: Strathnairn Gallery Main Pond ACTFrogwatch 28 Aug 2016
Frog Survey 0 3 FAD150: Fadden, West Appel bog ACTFrogwatch 28 Aug 2016
Frog Survey 0 3 DUF200: Narrabundah Hill, North Dam ACTFrogwatch 25 Aug 2016
Frog Survey 0 3 DUF200: Narrabundah Hill, North Dam ACTFrogwatch 11 Aug 2016
Frog Survey 0 3 DUF200: Narrabundah Hill, North Dam ACTFrogwatch 4 Aug 2016
Frog Survey 0 3 DUF200: Narrabundah Hill, North Dam ACTFrogwatch 28 Jul 2016
Frog Survey 0 2 DUF200: Narrabundah Hill, North Dam ACTFrogwatch 6 Jun 2016
Frog Survey 0 5 DUF200: Narrabundah Hill, North Dam ACTFrogwatch 26 Aug 2015
Frog Survey 0 5 Wallaroo, NSW ACTFrogwatch 26 Aug 2015
Frog Survey 0 3 DUF200: Narrabundah Hill, North Dam ACTFrogwatch 19 Aug 2015
Frog Survey 0 4 Googong, NSW ACTFrogwatch 24 Oct 2014
Frog Survey 0 4 Bowning, NSW ACTFrogwatch 24 Aug 2014
Frog Survey 0 2 NAD036: National Arboretum Larch Dam Forest 36 ACTFrogwatch 29 Mar 2014
Frog Survey 0 2 NAD034: National Arboretum Dam near Cork oak Lot 34 ACTFrogwatch 29 Mar 2014
Frog Survey 0 2 NAD034: National Arboretum Dam near Cork oak Lot 34 ACTFrogwatch 26 Mar 2014
Frog Survey 0 2 NAD036: National Arboretum Larch Dam Forest 36 ACTFrogwatch 25 Sep 2013
Frog Survey 0 3 NAD011: National Arboretum Dam ACTFrogwatch 18 Sep 2013
Frog Survey 0 3 NAD034: National Arboretum Dam near Cork oak Lot 34 ACTFrogwatch 18 Sep 2013
Frog Survey 0 1 NAD036: National Arboretum Larch Dam Forest 36 ACTFrogwatch 18 Sep 2013
Frog Survey 0 1 Kambah, ACT ACTFrogwatch 17 Sep 2013
Frog Survey 0 6 MFL013: Dam in SE of reserve near bird site 7 ACTFrogwatch 18 Oct 2010
Frog Survey 0 1 Kambah, ACT ACTFrogwatch 16 Oct 2010
Frog Survey 0 2 Kambah, ACT ACTFrogwatch 16 Oct 2010
Frog Survey 0 1 Kambah, ACT ACTFrogwatch 14 Oct 2010
Frog Survey 0 1 Marchmont, NSW ACTFrogwatch 15 Aug 2010
Frog Survey 0 4 CMC600: Mount Neighbor Horse Paddock Dam ACTFrogwatch 21 Oct 2009
Frog Survey 0 7 RCD001: Rose Cottage horse paddock 8 and Dam ACTFrogwatch 20 Oct 2009
Frog Survey 0 6 RCD001: Rose Cottage horse paddock 8 and Dam ACTFrogwatch 19 Oct 2009
Frog Survey 0 3 FAD300: Wanniassa Hills Dam ACTFrogwatch 18 Oct 2009
Frog Survey 0 5 JER100: Jerrabomberra Creek at Barrett's ACTFrogwatch 9 Sep 2009
Frog Survey 0 2 Googong, NSW ACTFrogwatch 17 Oct 2008
Frog Survey 0 4 JER110: Jerrabomberra Creek at Barrett's - between JER100 and house ACTFrogwatch 30 Oct 2005
Frog Survey 0 5 FRA200: Edlington St Pond, Fraser ACTFrogwatch 16 Sep 2005
Frog Survey 0 5 MFL020: near bird site 5 ACTFrogwatch 20 Oct 2004
Frog Survey 0 7 MFL010: North side of Sutton Road ACTFrogwatch 30 Sep 2004
Frog Survey 0 1 JER100: Jerrabomberra Creek at Barrett's ACTFrogwatch 9 Sep 2004

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