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Pseudophryne dendyi

Family: Myobatrachidae

Genus: Pseudophryne

Species: dendyi

Common Names

Southern Toadlet , Dendy’s Toadlet




Species Distribution Map

Taxonomy and Biology

Adult length: 30mm


Dorsal surface and flank colour is dark brown to blackish brown usually with a bright yellow interocular bar, a bright yellow anal blotch ( or blotches ), a bright yellow blotch at the base of teach arm and with or without small bright yellow spots or dots scattered on the dorsum, flanks, arms and legs. The remainder of the arms, legs, fingers and toes is 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. Also found in alpine regions and mossy bogs.


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Poison Activity

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