Life History, Abundance, Activity, and Special Behaviors
Sparsely vegetated areas on clay or loam soils. Spends most time buried and only emerges after rains. A summer breeder. Breeds in claypans following heavy rain. Males call whilst floating in water. Amplexus also occurs in water. Eggs are laid in static water and the larval stage is 40 days.
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