Animal Species:Eastern Pobblebonk Frog

The Eastern Pobblebonk or Banjo Frog gets its name from its call, which is a banjo-like 'plonk' or 'bonk' sound.

Standard Common Name

Eastern Pobblebonk Frog

Alternative Name/s

Eastern Banjo Frog

Size range

7 cm

Distribution

The Eastern Pobblebonk is found throughout south-eastern Australia.

Habitat

The Eastern Pobblebonk Frog is common in a wide range of habitats from woodland and rainforests to farmland and grassy areas.

Communication

The Eastern Pobblebonk or Banjo Frog gets its name from its call, which is a banjo-like 'plonk' or 'bonk' sound. One calling frog usually triggers several nearby male frogs to call in quick succession. These calls can be heard at any time of the year, coming from vegetation, streams or burrows in creek banks.

Classification

Species:
dumerilii
Genus:
Limnodynastes
Family:
Myobatrachidae
Order:
Anura
Subclass:
Lissamphibia
Subphylum:
Vertebrata
Kingdom:
Animalia

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