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Platyplectrum spenceri
Platyplectrum spenceri
Spencer's Burrowing Frog
Photographer: Dr. Paddy Ryan

ID: 0000 0000 0416 2268 (2016-04-25)

Copyright © 2016 Dr. Paddy Ryan

  • date of photo  between 1987 and 1988
  • location   On the banks of the Todd River in Alice Springs (Northern Territory, Australia)
  • family Myobatrachidae
  • order Anura
  • class Amphibia
  • habitat  Desert
  • notes   I was visiting Alice Springs when it started to rain in the early evening. By 11.00 pm the Todd River was bank to bank and I heard frogs calling. I watched as frogs dug their way out of the sand and immediately started calling for mates.
  • photo category: Animal - Amphibian

  • common names   Spencer's Burrowing Frog (AW ) Spencer's Burrowing Frog (photographer)
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