Notaden

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Notaden
Notaden bennettii.JPG
Crucifix Toad (Notaden bennettii)
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Notaden

Günther, 1873
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The distribution of Notaden

Notaden is a genus of frogs. They live in central and northern Australia. They are a digging frog.

Description[change | change source]

Its body is very round in shape with a short neck. Its pupils are horizontal slits. It has long arms and short, stubby legs. Its fingers do not have webbing and its toes may have little to no webbing. The skin is slightly warty. Because it looks like some species of toads it is often incorrectly called a toad. It lets out a poisonous sticky fluid from its skin when picked up. It lays eggs in chains like some toad species.

Species[change | change source]

Common name Binomial name
Crucifix Toad Notaden bennettii (Günther, 1873)
Northern Spadefoot Toad Notaden melanoscaphus (Hosmer, 1962)
Desert Spadefoot Toad Notaden nichollsi (Parker, 1940)
Weigel's Toad Notaden weigeli (Shea and Johnston, 1988)

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