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Pseudophryne major

Family: Myobatrachidae

Genus: Pseudophryne

Species: major

Common Names

Large Toadlet , Marbled Toadlet




Species Distribution Map

Taxonomy and Biology

Adult length: 30mm


Dorsal surface, flanks arms and legs are grey , greyish brown or brown with irregular dark brown flecking, mottling or marbling and with a yellow blotch at the base of the forearm and with or without a yellowish coccygeal stripe. Underside of arms and legs are dark brown to black with small white to yellow spots or dotting. Ventral surface and throat is brown or black with white to yellowish mottling or marbling.


Wet sclerophyll forest near creeks or boggy soils.


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Poison Activity

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