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Bridled frog
Litoria nigrofrenata.jpg
Conservation status
Scientific classification
  • Hyla nigrofrenata (Günther, 1867)
  • Litoria nigrofrenata (Tyler, 1971)

The bridled frog, bridle frog or tawny rocket frog (Litoria nigrofrenata) is a frog from Australia and Papua New Guinea. It lives in the Cape York Peninsula, islands in the Torres Strait, and northern Queensland and the Northern Territory.

This frog is about 4.5 cm long. It is pale tan to dark red-brown in colour. This frog is known for its very clear black stripes, which can be long or short.

This frog lives in forests and swamps near dams and small streams.

It lays eggs 450 at a time in pools and streams.

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