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  • n. A juvenile toad.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A small toad.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A young or small toad.


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toad +‎ -let


  • Over 30 species of frog have been recorded from the Greater Blue Mountains Area including the giant barred frog Mixophyes iteratus (EN), booroolong frog Litoria booroolongensis (CR) and green & golden bell frog Litoria aurea (VU) plus the red-crowned toadlet Pseudophryne australis (VU) The invertebrate fauna is poorly known, but there are 120 species of butterflies and an estimated 4,000 species of moth.

    Greater Blue Mountains Area, Australia

  • The desert spadefoots evolved an accelerated development rate — from egg to toadlet in less than two weeks!

    Adaptations of desert amphibians and reptiles

  • Meanwhile, their offspring grow frantically from egg to toadlet in only ten days, since the rainy season is only a few weeks long.

    Parasite Rex

  • There are more than 30 species of amphibian recorded for this hotspot, nearly two-thirds of which are endemic, including four species that represent endemic genera: the turtle frog (Myobatrachus gouldii), Nicholl's toadlet (Metacrinia nichollsi), the sandhill frog (Arenophryne rotunda), and the harlequin frog (Spicospina flammocaerulea, VU).

    Biological diversity in Southwest Australia

  • This cute orange toadlet, Brachycephalus pitanga, is only about half an inch long (10-14 mm).

    Culture |

  • One species, called the tiny toadlet, was found near Prince Regent River only because of its distinctive call, members of the WA Museum FrogWatch project said.


  • Other species considered near-endemic to this ecoregion include the rock warbler (Origma solitaria), red cryptic treefrog (Litoria paraewingi), Spencer's treefrog (L. spenceri), dendy toadlet (Pseudophryne dendyi), and four skinks, Heatwole's five-fingered skink (Eulampus heatwolei), Maccoy's elf skink (Nannoscincus maccoyi), Rawlingson's (Pseudomoia rawlinsoni), and Spencer's (P. spenceri) window-eyed skinks.

    Australian Alps montane grasslands


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