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Pseudophryne semimarmorata

Family: Myobatrachidae

Genus: Pseudophryne

Species: semimarmorata

Common Names

Southern Toadlet



Species Distribution Map

Taxonomy and Biology

Adult length: 30mm


Dorsal surface, flanks, arms and legs are olive green, olive or olive brown with irregular darker flecking with or without some darker spotting on the body. Thigh gland on each hind leg is usually a paler brown or orange. Throat, posterior ventral surface and underside of arms and legs are usually yellowish brown to orange or occasionally pinkish. Remainder of ventral surface is marbled or mottled black and white.


Cool temperate sclerophyll forest with creeks and damp soils.


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Poison Activity

Poison Type: Pumiliotoxins, Pseudophryamines



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