kids encyclopedia robot

Olive water-holding frog facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Quick facts for kids
Olive water-holding frog
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Genus:
Ranoidea
Species:
maculosa
Litoria maculosa map-fr.svg
Most of this frog's range is in the Northern Territory, with a small part in Queensland.
Synonyms
  • Cyclorana maculosus (Tyler and Martin, 1977)
  • Cyclorana maculosa (Duellman, 1985)
  • Litoria (Cyclorana) maculosa (Frost, Grant, Faivovich, Bain, Haas, Haddad, de Sá, Channing, Wilkinson, Donnellan, Raxworthy, Campbell, Blotto, Moler, Drewes, Nussbaum, Lynch, Green, and Wheeler, 2006)
  • Dryopsophus maculosa (Duellman, Marion, and Hedges, 2016)
  • (Dubois and Frétey, 2016)

The olive water-holding frog, spotted collared frog or Daly Waters frog (Ranoidea maculosa) is a frog from Australia. Scientists have only seen it in one place in the Northern Territory, with a few on the other side of the border in Queensland. This place is called Daly Waters.

This frog is 5.0 cm long. Most of the skin on its back is pale but it has very dark black marks.

kids search engine
Olive water-holding frog Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.