Limnodynastes peronii (Striped Marsh Frog)
Size range: Up to 80 mm long
Regions: South East
Description: Their body is brown with light and dark stripes across. Some individuals have a narrow, pale yellowish stripe down the middle of the back. They have a wide, dark stripe from the nose, through the eye to the top of the arm.
Habitat: Striped Marsh Frogs are restricted to areas with wetlands. They eat a variety of foods, including smaller frogs. In South Australia they are limited to the South East. During the day they hide under stones, leaf litter, logs or in burrows.
Call description: Their call is a single loud 'pok' which can be heard in all months of the year except July.
Breeding behaviour: They lay their eggs in floating foam masses attached to vegetation in still waters. In the lower South East females do not produce a foam nest.