Large frog, to 110mm. Green to light brown or even blue, short snout and rounded face. Smooth, thick skin especially on head and shoulders. White spots or irregular stripe from mouth to forearm. Abdomen white. Back of thighs maroon to yellow. Fingers one third webbed, toes three quarters.
Northern and eastern Australia except rainforest. Common, often around buildings, drainpipes, water tanks.
Resonant repetitive deep croak.
Large clumps flat on the water, often attached to vegetation. Summer breeder, in wet weather, prefers open areas of ephemeral water.