Help Identify Frog? :)

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  1. riri91

    riri91 New Member

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    Hi, I have a batch of green tree frog tadpoles that are all in the morphing process, but one tadpole was much smaller and lighter in colour and has morphed first. He doesn't look like a green tree frog so if anyone can identify him for me that would be great :) IMG_5816.JPG
     
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    depending on where you live i'd say its a southern brown tree frog.
     
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    I live on the Sunshine Coast, QLD
     
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    Clearly it is not a Southern (Common) Brown Tree Frog as these are only naturally found as far north as Ulladulla in NSW (200 km+ south of Sydney). There are five possible candidates (that I am aware of) in your area…
    1. Litoria brevipalmata Green-thighed Frog
    2. Litoria dentata Bleating Tree Frog
    3. Litoria latopalmata Broad-palmed Frog
    4. Litoria verreauxi Verreaux's Tree Frog
    5. Litoria wilcoxi Stoney Creek Frog

    It is too early to call it with any certainty for someone like myself, who is not familiar with the tadpoles or morphlings of these species. Having said that, if I were a betting man, I would put my money on Litoria verreauxi. Time will tell.
     

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