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“Of five known species in this genus at present, all of them restricted to Eastern Australia. This species is usually found in wet forested situations like Antarctic Beech forest, wet sclerophyll forest and rainforest.” Recent floods have expanded the  breeding territory for this large frog and was discovered in a dam under Open Eucalypt woodland on the Conservation Area. 

M. fasciolatus has a deep, harsh “wark” call and can grow to 90 mm. The tadpole in the image measured 110 mm.

Reference and I.D. courtesy of Martyn Robinson. Naturalist. Australian Museum. 


Mixophyes fasciolatus tadpole


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