General Description

Body pale to dark brown with a narrow black stripe from the nose, through the eye to top of arm. Belly is light and granular. Groin and legs with patches of black and yellow, sometimes green or blue in juveniles. Fingers are unwebbed and toes are partly webbed. Up to 6 cm long.


Lesueur's Frogs sometimes shelter some distance away from streams. Males call from banks beside the stream. The females lay eggs in large gelatinous clumps attached to rocks or debris below the surface of the water. They are very strong jumpers. The body colour of Lesueur's Frogs can be dull when inactive.


Western Victoria to the Hawkesbury River in New South Wales.


Restricted to the areas near fast-flowing mountain streams.

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