Desert Trilling Frog
The Trilling Frog is one of the most widely
distributed of the Australian burrowing frogs and is found inhabiting grasslands
in arid and semi-arid regions. It is often found in claypans, such as those of
Ilparpa Claypans in Alice Springs.
Also locally known as the Desert Trilling Frog, they have vertical pupils and
are a fawn, pale yellow or grey on their upper side, with small irregular darker
patches. The toes are fully webbed with deep indentations between the toes.
Like most desert frogs, they develop quickly from eggs, to tadpole and to