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Pseudophryne covacevichae

Family: Myobatrachidae

Genus: Pseudophryne

Species: covacevichae

Common Names

Magnificent Broodfrog




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Taxonomy and Biology

Adult length: 25mm


Dorsal surface is reddish brown with some small black blotches, a bright red, rusty brown, orange or yellow sub-triangular shaped marking which is confluent with a vertebral stripe, irregular band or zone of similar colour at midbody and a more yellowish coccygeal stripe which extends to a yellow blotch covering the cloaca. Flanks are black dotted, speckled or peppered with white and grey. Arms and legs are grey with white dotting or peppering except for a bright yellow to orange blotch at the base of the arm. Ventral surface is marbled black and white.


Tropical wet coastal open forest.


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