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Pseudophryne bibronii

Family: Myobatrachidae

Genus: Pseudophryne

Species: bibronii

Common Names

Brown Toadlet , Bibron’s Toadlet





Species Distribution Map

Taxonomy and Biology

Adult length: 30mm


Dorsal surface and flank colour is pale brown to dark brown or blackish brown often with paler and darker flecking or dotting ( usually white, red or black flecking or dotting ), usually with an indistinct yellowish coccygeal stripe, a pale or yellowish longitudinal bar on the snout tip and a pale to bright yellow anal blotch. A yellow to orange blotch is present at the base of each arm with the remainder of the arms, legs, fingers and toes similar to the dorsal surface ground colour. Ventral surface and throat is marbled or mottled black and white.


Dry and wet sclerophyll forest near creeks or damp soils. Also found in alpine regions and mossy bogs.


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Poison Activity

Poison Type: Pumiliotoxins, Pseudophryamines



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