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Breeding season: late winter to early spring. Females may lay pigmented or unpigmented eggs within a foam raft, hidden in aquatic vegetation.
Frog - Southern Frog
Distinct light mid-dorsal stripe along full length of body. Pointed snout and indistinct tympanum.
Carnivore. Adults feed on invertebrates and small frogs.
Lives beneath leaf litter and debris near permanent fresh water.
Native to Australia
The identifying call is a short explosive "whuck" irregularly repeated.
Distribution maps indicate current and historic locations where species have been sighted.
Source: Atlas of Living Australia
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The conservation status of species is listed within Victoria and Australia.
The Department of Environment and Primary Industry (DEPI) Advisory List consists of non-statutory advisory lists of rare or threatened flora and fauna within Victoria.
The Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act 1988 (FFG Act) lists threatened species in Victoria. Under the Act, an Action Statement is produced for each listed species.
The Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act) is the Australian Government’s key piece of environmental legislation, listing nationally threatened native species and ecological communities.