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Identification of Possible Species

Here is a user-friendly "key" to help you identify Victorian frogs.

Identification of Possible Species

You do not need to answer every question!
Complete only the questions you can answer comfortably.

1. Where did you see or collect your frog?


MA
(Mallee)

WI
(Wimmera)

GL
(Glenelg)

NC
(North Central)

CO
(Corangamite)

GB
(Goulburn-Broken)

PP
(Port Phillip)

NE
(North East)

WG
(West Gippsland)

EG
(East Gippsland)
Select and Click the most appropriate area.

 

2. Are pads present on the fingers and toes?


Pads


No Pads

Select and Click the Pad type that resembles your specimen.

 

3. What is the shape of the eye pupil?


Horizontal


Cross


Vertical

Select and Click the Eye type that resembles your specimen.

 

4. Does the frog have visible ears (or tympanums)?


Ears


No Ears

Select and Click the situation that resembles your specimen.

 

5. Does the frog have warts on its back or sides?


Warts


No Warts

Select and Click the Skin type that resembles your specimen.

 

6. What are the colours on the back and sides of the frog?


GREEN

BROWN

GREY

BLACK

ORANGE

YELLOW

WHITE
STRIPE

BLACK
STRIPES


ORANGE/RED
STRIPE

Select and Click ONE or MORE colours types
That best suit your frog.

 

7. What are the colours on the belly and inner thigh of the frog?


RED

ORANGE

PURPLE

BLACK

WHITE

YELLOW

GREY

BROWN

PINK

GREEN

BLUE

Select and Click ONE or MORE colours types
That best suit your frog.

 

8. Is there a colour pattern on the belly of the frog?


Plain

Mottled
Marbled
Peppered
Select and Click the Belly colour pattern that resembles your specimen.

 

                                             

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