|Great Barred Frog (Mixophyes fasciolatus)at Charles and Motee Rogers Bushland Reserve, Highfields.|
Females lick their large fertilised eggs into the leaf littler. This species cannot tolerate forest clearing and is often found in protected habitats like national parks. It is wonderful to see that is living successfully in the Charles and Motee Rogers Bushland Reserve at Highfields.
Similar looking species to the Great Barred Frog, are the Giant Barred Frog (Mixophyes iteratus) which is classed as Endangered in QLD and NSW and the Fleay's Barred Frog (Mixophyes fleayi) Endangered Species in NSW and Qld also.
(Information Source: Australian Frogs by Lynne Adcock & Ian Morris) and the Australian Government Biodiversity Species Profile & Threats Database 2014)