A Complete Guide To Frogs of Australia
Australia is home to some of the world’s most fascinating frogs, colourful burrowing frogs, frogs with ‘hip-pockets’ and even some that can turn their stomach into a womb.
A Complete Guide to Frogs of Australia provides a detailed account of all 246 currently recognised species and subspecies and points of identification on how to tell each species apart from all other similar frogs.
Each entry is illustrated with a photograph and distribution map and includes information on habitat, calls, reproduction and status.
This comprehensive and spectacular guide is a must-have for anyone with an interest in Australian frogs, from amateur enthusiast to professional scientist alike.
In Australia, several species have become extinct in the past 25 years. This revised and updated guide provides concise accounts of all the known frogs of Australia, including the 230 species within the five native frog families: Hylidae, Limnodynastidae, Microhylidae, Myobatrachidae, and Ranidae. Also included are the introduced Cane Toad and nine ‘stowaway’ species that have arrived in Australia.