General Description

Body dark green, grey or brown with dark raised patches on its back. Arms, throat and hind legs a bright orange-yellow colour. Black-and-white pattern on the belly. Up to 3.5 cm long.


Southern Toadlets live in tunnels in the forest during their breeding season from March to May. Male toadlets guard the eggs masses laid by the females.


South-eastern mainland Australia and Tasmania.


Most habitats, including damp areas in sclerophyll forests.

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