Cyclorana cultripes (Knife-footed Frog)
Size range: Their length from nose to rear end is up to 43 mm (females) and 41 mm (males).
Regions: North East
Description: Knife-footed frogs are a moderate to stout, slightly warty burrowing frog. They are grey-brown to olive-brown above and most individuals have a thin pale vertebral stripe. Their fingers are not webbed and their toes are one third webbed.
Habitat: This burrowing frog can be found in the very far North East corner of the State within the area known as the Cooper Creek basin. Their preferred habitat is floodplains and areas close to creeks that flood after rain. They are found when they emerge in temporary waterways after rain.
Conservation status: R (NPWSA)
Call description: Their call is a short, harsh note.
Breeding behaviour: Knife-footed Frogs breed in January, when males congregate in flooded grasslands and call from the edge of the water.